Bremen (AP) - Werder Bremen still hopes to use their ailing players Ömer Toprak and Davie Selke in the upcoming Bundesliga game against FC Schalke 04. The recently strong central defender Toprak and striker Selke are still in treatment, said Bremen's head of professional football, Clemens Fritz, on Tuesday in a media panel.

«There is definitely hope for the weekend.

We have to look at it every day. "

Toprak suffered a severe ankle sprain injury in Bremen's 4-1 win at Hertha BSC on Saturday.

Selke was diagnosed with severe muscle contusion in his thigh.

Striker Niclas Füllkrug and defensive players Ludwig Augustinsson, Patrick Erras and Christian Groß will definitely be out of the Bremen home game on Saturday (3:30 p.m. / Sky).

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