Even though most first-team players were away on international duty, several hundred fans braved the cloudy weather on Tuesday afternoon to watch a public training session in Brackel, where they witnessed a key figure return from injury.

After six weeks sitting on the sidelines, Kevin Großkreutz returned to training with his team-mates. The all-round player sustained a muscle tear in BVB's clash with FC Augsburg at the beginning of February. (br)