Fernando Llorente recovers from knee injury
Spanish club Athletic Bilbao says striker Fernando Llorente has
recovered from a left knee injury and resumed training.
Llorente had been sidelined for about a month with the problem
and has not been included in coach Marcelo Bielsa’s squad for
Tuesday’s Copa del Rey match against Albacete.
The 26-year-old forward, who has 19 international caps, is
widely tipped to break into Spain’s starting lineup while Barcelona
forward David Villa is out with a broken leg and Fernando Torres
continues to struggle for form at Chelsea.
Llorente has scored five goals in 13 league matches for Athletic