Injury boost for Fulham with Diarra to return in a month

Fulham have received an injury boost with news that Mahamadou Diarra will only miss around four weeks.

Fulham have received an injury boost with news that Mahamadou Diarra will only miss around four weeks.

The 31-year old Malian midfielder was originally set to miss up to six months after having surgery on a knee injury but the new prognosis is much better for the Cottagers according to manager Martin Jol.

"Diarra had a minor operation but he will still be out for the next four weeks at least. They removed a few little pieces of bone from his knee and that was it so that was pleasing. There was not a lot of damage,” said the Dutchman.

"If there had been more damage with his knee with his ligaments or his cruciate then he could have been out for a lot longer but it was exactly what we thought it was. But it’s still four weeks."

 

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