Wales assistant coach Robin McBryde has praised Sam Warburton's "professional" approach towards fighting his way back into first team contention.
Having captained Wales in defeat against Ireland in the opening game of the Six Nations, Warburton missed out through injury as Ryan Jones led them to victory in France on Saturday.
Rob Howley has already announced he'll keep the armband in an unchanged side to face Italy next weekend - meaning Warburton will be on the bench at best.
"Rob has spoken to Sam", McBryde said. "He is certainly in a positive mood and he is taking everything in his step, as you would expect somebody of Sam's standing and maturity to do. He is the utmost professional."
In terms of his fitness, the Blues flanker is working on a one-to-one basis with the medical team in the gym, and will be put through his paces fully tomorrow or on Saturday.
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