The former Atletico Madrid striker is expected to shake off a slight ankle injury and face Werder Bremen in Grenchen.
Manager Rafael Benitez said: "We had to wait for Fernando because he started training after the other players. We also needed to check his ankle but I think he´ll be okay for our next game."
© Copyright PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms