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Aubameyang back in Dortmund squad for Tottenham showdown

  • Borussia Dortmund host Tottenham in the Champions League on Tuesday 
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return to team for the Group H clash
  • He was dropped after an unauthorised session with freestyler at training ground
  • Aubameyang missed 2-1 Bundesliga defeat at the hands of Stuttgart on Friday

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been recalled by Borussia Dortmund ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League showdown with Tottenham.

The forward was dropped for Friday’s game against Stuttgart after taking part in an unauthorised filming session with a freestyle footballer at Dortmund’s training ground.

However, he has been reintroduced to the first team for the must-win clash at the Signal Iduna Park.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks on during Borussia Dortmund’s training session on Monday

The forward has been recalled by the club ahead of Tuesday's Champions League showdown

The forward has been recalled by the club ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League showdown

The 28-year-old took full part in the session at the Signal Iduna Park on Monday morning 

The 28-year-old took full part in the session at the Signal Iduna Park on Monday morning 

Aubameyang was seen training with the rest of the squad at the club’s Brackel Training Ground on Monday morning.

The 28-year-old took full part in the session and is expected to start with his team needing a victory to keep their hopes of qualification for the knockout stages alive.

Aubameyang was suspended because the freestyler in question is sponsored by Red Bull, a rival to Dortmund’s backers, and principal financiers of rival club RB Leipzig.

He had to watch from the stands as Dortmund’s abysmal run of form continued with a 2-1 defeat by Stuttgart.

Peter Bosz’s men, who have not won in any competition since September, have managed just two points from four games in Europe this term and must beat Spurs and Real Madrid in their final two games to stand any chance of progressing.  

Unauthorised training ground filming with a Red Bull freestyler did not go down well for Emerick Aubameyang, whose persistent rule breaking saw a suspension

Unauthorised training ground filming with a Red Bull freestyler did not go down well for Emerick Aubameyang, whose persistent rule breaking saw a suspension

Aubameyang missed Dortmund's 2-1 Bundesliga defeat at the hands of Stuttgart on Friday

Aubameyang missed Dortmund’s 2-1 Bundesliga defeat at the hands of Stuttgart on Friday

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