PICTURE: United defender in hospital after successful operation

It has not been the best of season for Manchester United and injuries, but the club received some good news on Tuesday, as Brazilian defender Rafael da Silva had given a positive injury update after a cheekbone operation, giving the big thumbs up from his hospital bed.

Rafael Da Silva wet under the knife on Tuesday morning after suffering a fractured cheekbone in Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over Yeovil Town in the third round of the FA Cup, a fracture that he played on with.

The club had originally thought that the right-back would be out for up to six-weeks, but Rafael himself has confirmed that he will be back in training this Friday, amazing recovery.


Rafael said:

“Operation was perfect back training normal on Friday very happy. Thanks god for everything”

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