Schalke 04`s Marco Hoeger can return to training and will be available for their Bundesliga finale on Saturday against relegation-threatened Hamburg SV after club bosses lifted a suspension on the midfielder.
AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari looks set to leave the club after being left out of the squad for Saturday`s Serie A match away to Palermo at his own request, his agent Federico Pastorello said on Friday.
Germany will be looking to silence Ghana`s Kevin-Prince Boateng in their World Cup Group G match on Saturday after the German-born midfielder accused Joachim Loew`s team of lacking a "tough-guy" leader to carry them through tight matches.
Midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has been undergoing treatment this week for a recurring knee problem but will be fit when Schalke 04 take on VfB Stuttgart on Saturday, hoping to launch a much-delayed attack in the Bundesliga.
South Korea striker Son Heung-Min scored his first Bundesliga hat-trick in Bayer Leverkusen`s 5-3 win over Hamburg SV on Saturday while Borussia Dortmund lost 2-1 to VfL Wolfsburg in their second defeat in four days.