Robben must settle for bench
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Carlo Ancelotti has warned Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben that he must settle for a place on the bench while he recovers from injury.
The 32-year-old made his first appearance in 200 days on Wednesday as he netted the third goal in a 3-0 win over Bundesliga rivals Hertha Berlin.
Robben admitted after the game that he was keen to be sensible with his return to action as he looks to avoid a recurrence of a groin injury.
Ancelotti agrees with Robben's mindset and, although he will rotate his squad for Saturday's clash with Hamburg, the winger is set to be rested.
"I spoke to Robben, he'll be on the bench for the time being," Ancelotti said.
"He'll play in the second half. [Manuel] Neuer, [Mats] Hummels and [Robert] Lewandowski will play against Hamburg.
"I will rotate things tomorrow - I'll decide on the line-up after training. Rotations are important, from a physical and mental perspective."