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Borussia Dortmund bomb blast victim Marc Bartra returns to the team for the Bundelisga clash against Augsburg on Saturday

Defender was hospitalised after three blasts next to the team coach before the Champions League game against Monaco

BORUSSIA DORTMUND bomb blast victim Marc Bartra has returned to the squad for the Bundelisga clash against Augsburg on Saturday.

The defender, 26, was hospitalised after three blasts next to the team coach before the Champions League quarter-final against Monaco last month.

Marc Bartra is back on Borussia Dortmund's bench after his bus bomb blast injuries

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Marc Bartra is back on Dortmund’s bench after his bus bomb blast injuries

The three devices were “planted in a roadside hedge” before a fourth was found near the team hotel.


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Earlier this month, Bartra miraculously returned to training, less than a month after sustaining the injuries.

The Spanish defender – formerly of La Liga giants Barcelona – had to have surgery on his hand and wrist, but still returned in a matter of weeks.

Bomb blast victim Marc Bartra returns to Borussia Dortmund training after breaking his arm

Marc Bartra has been named in Dortmund's squad for the Augsburg game

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Marc Bartra has been named in Dortmund's squad for the Augsburg game

Marc Bartra had been recovering from surgery at an incredible rate

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Marc Bartra had been recovering from surgery at an incredible rate

Bartra took to Twitter to share a video of him and a friend taking on an exercise at Dortmund's advanced training complex.

Alongside the video he wrote: "Nice training today with my best friend. I'm enjoyed a lot!"

The ex-Barca man was expected to be out for the rest of the season but has now sensationally returned for their crucial run in.

Marc Bartra walks onto the pitch during Borussia Dortmund's warm up in Monaco

Borussia Dortmund have held a number of tributes to the injured Marc Bartra recently

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Borussia Dortmund have held a number of tributes to the injured Marc Bartra

Borussia Dortmund's team bus was hit by three blasts before their Champions League quarter-final showdown with Monaco

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Borussia Dortmund's team bus was hit by three blasts before their Champions League quarter-final showdown with Monaco

Bartra has been named on the bench for the Bundesliga game at home to Augsburg on Saturday May 13.

Earlier this week, Bartra was pictured in training and took to Instagram to say:  “I’ve been looking forward to this moment for weeks! So happy to be here today.

“Can’t wait to compete again next to my team mates! C’mon!!”

Borussia Dortmund players hold up Marc Bartra's shirt and chant his name