Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte posted a video on Twitter of him undertaking gym work as he continues his rehabilitation from a serious knee injury.
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The 10-second clip, posted on his verified account @Laporte, was captioned “One more day of work, one day left to come back! Good feelings!” and suggests that he is making steady progress in his recovery.
— Aymeric Laporte (@Laporte) October 14, 2019
The 25-year-old was stretchered off with a knee injury in his team’s 4-0 win over Brighton in August after a challenge on Adam Webster, as reported by the Daily Mail.
After undertaking surgery in early September, as per the Daily Mail, a recovery timeline of six months was reported by The Guardian, while a subsequent injury to John Stones left Manchester City so short on senior centre-back options that defensive midfielder Fernandinho has played six games in that role in recent weeks.
Laporte was named in the PFA Team of the Year last season and played 51 times as Pep Guardiola’s side won four domestic trophies, and these Manchester City fans on Twitter rejoiced at seeing his gym work video:
what a joy,so happy to see you back man. our defence will be rassured again.
— Dark knight (@nour_yasine) October 14, 2019
Looking good Aymeric great to see you progressing well cant wait to see you back…
— eileen fullen (@FullenEileen) October 14, 2019
Woooooooow!!!!!!!Welcome back, Ay
— Teiko (@thefanchoco_) October 14, 2019
— Jake Powell (@jpowell40) October 14, 2019
Let’s go Aymeric, we need you back asap
— Adam (@amtfifa) October 14, 2019
Keep up the good work Aymeric, can’t wait to see you back.
— Anne (@annieh271) October 14, 2019
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