By Press Association Reporter
Published: 18:12 BST, 23 August 2019 | Updated: 18:12 BST, 23 August 2019
Ivan Perisic is expected to make his Bayern Munich bow this weekend following his loan move from Inter Milan.
The Croatia winger missed the season-opening draw with Hertha Berlin through suspension but is available now and could start against Schalke.
'Ivan is much further along, he started training at the same time as we did, and played several games for Inter Milan in pre-season,' said Kovac.
Ivan Perisic is expected to make his Bayern Munich bow this weekend against Schalke
'He's at the same fitness level as our other players because he took up training earlier than Philippe. I'm very glad we have him.