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​Wolves lose head doctor Hayward to LA Galaxy

Wolves have lost the head of their medical staff Phil Hayward.

Hayward had the position as head of sports science at the Premier League club.

He is departing to fill a similar role with LA Galaxy in the United States.

Hayward was pictured by the LA Times in the U.S. with the Galaxy squad for their most recent training session.

The photograph included him and recent Galaxy signing Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez.

It is not clear if he is already working, as his position is subject to visa approval from American authorities.

But he may already be spending time at the Galaxy training facilities on an unofficial basis.

Wolves sporting director Kevin Thelwell said about Hayward to the club website: "Phil has given an incredible level of service to Wolves over his 11-and-a-half years at the club, including some notable achievements, not least leading the team as they attained the Premier League all-time record for low injury rates in the 2018/19 season.

"Phil has put together an exceptional medical and sports science team at Compton over the years, and the expertise now contained within the department will give us a real platform for sustained success moving forwards."

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