The midfielder suffered a heart attack in the FA Cup tie against Tottenham on Saturday and remains in a critically ill in intensive care at the London Chest Hospital.
But his heart is now beating without the aid of medication and he is showing movement in his arms and legs offering the world of fotball great hope in his battle for recovery.
A club statement read on Monday afternoon: 'Fabrice Muamba remains in intensive care at The London Chest Hospital, where today he is showing small signs of improvement.
'His heart is now beating without the help of medication and he is also moving his arms and his legs.
'However, his long-term prognosis will remain unclear for some time. He is still critically ill and will continue to be closely monitored and treated by staff in The London Chest Hospital's intensive care unit.'