International

Javi Martinez eyeing return from injury

2015-09-10 15:50
Beyern Munich's Javi Martinez. Photograph: Getty I
Beyern Munich's Javi Martinez. Photograph: Getty Images.

Munich - Bayern Munich defensive midfielder Javi Martinez hopes to return soon from a serious left knee injury.

Martinez tells Thursday's edition of Munich tabloid TZ that "I returned to training on Tuesday so it won't take long. I'm still not going into direct contact or tackles, but that's slowly coming."

The Spain midfielder tore a cruciate ligament, meniscus and tendons in his knee in the German Super Cup in August 2014. He made one substitute appearance toward the end of last season.

Martinez says "after my cruciate ligament tear my thighs no longer had enough strength to stabilize my knee, which led to the patellar tendon being strained. After working on it with the doctors, it looks a lot better now. But I still have to be careful."

Read more on:    bayern munich  |  bundesliga  |  javi martinez  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

After Stuart Baxter stepped down as Bafana Bafana head coach, who would you like to see take over?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.