01 March 2012

Another step of Villa: without crutches

The 'Guaje' spent a control session with Dr. Ramon Cugat and in two weeks you will start to run.

At top speed, at a rate that exceeds all expectations and advances recovery from injury of David Villa, who on December 15 suffered a fractured middle third of the left tibia in the Club World Cup semifinal. Yesterday the 'Guaje' took another step towards recovery. The visit was scheduled control with Dr. Ramon Cugat was much better than I expected: after the relevant X-rays, the doctor found that the healing of the affected bone meets the most optimistic forecasts, to the point that the player left the Hospital Quirón without the crutches that have accompanied him in a little over three months.

It was an important step from the psychological point of view, as when he pulled the nails holding the tibia, the last major obstacle to full recovery, according to the player himself had admitted to their immediate environment.

Villa and takes several weeks doing gym work and within two or three weeks and could start working on the lawn of the Ciutat Esportiva. Doctors and recyclers continue their rehabilitation managers believe that you can start the continuous running sessions in the coming days. For the Asturian player is another defining moment, and you can share the facilities with their peers, but still can not touch the ball.

The player, who is very optimistic about his recovery, he is convinced will be able to return before the end of the league and be ready to play the final of the Copa del Rey, still undated. Also the Euro, another of his major objectives: Vicente del Bosque has Asturian forward in preparing its final list for the European Championship Ukraine and Poland.

The player will see next Saturday's game between his team, Barça, and the set which was released, Sporting, from the box at the Camp Nou, with his family, who travel from Asturias to watch the meeting live. (via SPORT)