Khedira cleared to return to training after heart problem

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Turin, March 22: Sami Khedira has been given the all-clear to return to training with Juventus following a heart problem, the club announced on Thursday (March 21).

Last month, Khedira withdrew from the squad for Juve's Champions League last-16 first leg against Atletico Madrid following the detection of an irregular heartbeat.

The Germany international was expected to be unavailable for around a month and Juve have now confirmed he has been cleared to resume full training.

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"Sami Khedira, who underwent an electrophysiological study and an ablation of his atrial arrhythmogenic system on February 20, has passed cardiology tests and can resume normal and intense sporting activity," a brief statement read.

Juve are next in action at home to Empoli in Serie A on March 30, following the international break.

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