London - Peter Odemwingie is expected back in full training in two weeks after stepping up his rehabilitation from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, Supersport reports.
Odemwingie suffered the injury during Stoke City’s 1-0 victory over Manchester City at the Etihad stadium on August 30.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says Odemwingie’s impending return to first-team action represents “real good news for us.”
"Peter is a real good news story for us. He has done all the straight line running he can do and the next part is getting out a ball and being confident with the injury,” Hughes told the club’s official website, www.stokecityfc.com.
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Hughes added that the key to Odemwingie’s successful return to competitive football is building his confidence.
"That's the key thing, having confidence in the knee.
"You know when you've had an injury like Peter's that there will be differences but more often than not it's because the knee's stronger and you're not used to that.
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