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Wolves striker Raul Jimenez thrilled with playing return: Amazing feeling

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez is delighted to be playing again after fully recovering from a skull fracture.

The 30-year-old Mexican ace makes his long-awaited Molineux return against Celta Vigo this Saturday, having scored against Stoke City last weekend.

Jimenez confessed: "It feels amazing to be back after eight months - it feels like it was my first time out on a pitch again.

"I'm so happy to be back here. When it happened I received a lot of messages, a lot of support, a lot of love.

"I just want to thank the fans for their support. It's been a long time since I played my last game and they've been there for me since the first minute.

"I received a lot of cards from people, from all over the world - from China, from Mexico, from New Zealand and in the UK a lot of people have sent messages to me.

“Sometimes I'd go walking with my wife, my daughter and my dogs, and the people wished me to be well soon - all that support, all that love they gave to me, feels really amazing."

Jimenez will wear a specially modified headband to protect his skull and revealed: "It's been a long, long way and a long, long time but I think I'm fully recovered and the doctor says I'm good to go."


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