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Borowski leaves Bayern for former club

On Wednesday morning, Tim Borowski practised his shooting in Donaueschingen with Bastian Schweinsteiger and number three keeper Thomas Kraft, but the 29-year-old midfielder will now return to the task of attempting to score against Bayern Munich. Borowski has left the Bavarians in favour of a return to Werder Bremen, from where he switched to Munich only a year ago. The 29-year-old, whose contract with FCB was intended to run until 30 June 2011, switches north for an undisclosed fee.

Borowski will ink a three-year deal with Werder in the next few days, keeping him in Bremen until 30 June 2012. The man capped 33 times by Germany left Bayern's summer training camp on Wednesday afternoon and made his way straight to Bremen. He had earlier lunched with the Munich officials, coaches and playing staff, saying farewell with a handshake and thanks for the previous 12 months.

A great experience

"I've had a curious year at Bayern, but I wouldn't have missed the experience for the world," commented Borowski, "I'm now looking forward to Werder and intend to hit the ground running there." Last term, the midfielder never managed to escape the role of squad player in Munich. He did score seven goals in no fewer than 35 competitive appearances, but only covered the full 90 minutes on six occasions. He netted four Bundesliga goals as a substitute, finishing level with Dortmund striker Mohamed Zidan as the league's most dangerous super-sub last term.

Borowski switched to Bayern on a free transfer in the summer of 2008. He joined Bremen in 2001, making 169 Bundesliga appearances in his first spell at the club, and winning the league and cup double in 2004. He will now seek to recapture past glories in a second stint in a green and white jersey.