Webber close to Portsmouth return

23 March 2011 11:30
Portsmouth striker Danny Webber is back on the training pitch - almost a year to the day since he suffered a serious knee injury.

The 29-year-old ruptured his cruciate ligament at Tottenham 12 months ago but can finally see a light at the end of the tunnel and hopes to be back in action before the end of the season.

"It's a big relief getting out there on a pitch again," said Webber.

"I hadn't played football for nearly 12 months, so I loved every minute.

"Even so I'm still trying to step it up slowly as my main concern through the whole process has been taking each day as it comes, making sure I was okay to return.

"It was always important to be back when I felt right, and I do now. I was never looking to cut any corners, because it was a big injury. But now I'm simply aiming to stay fit.

"Any minutes I get on the pitch in a competitive game between now and the end of the season will be tremendous."

Source: PA

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