Scunthorpe handed boost as Colclough teases at return date

The season may be over, and the Iron may have been relegated, but one player that the United faithful will be eager to see back in action next campaign is Ryan Colclough.

The tricky winger tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) back in November, and had been told he would not be able to make a return of any sort until August 2019 – around the start of the 2019/20 season.

Even at that point, it was only the date quoted that he would be ready to join back in full training, with it likely to take weeks for the attacker to get back to full fitness.

However, Colclough’s rehabilitation has been going well, and he told the club’s iFollow account on Tuesday that he is expecting a return sooner than anticipated.

“Things are going really well at the moment,” Colclough said.

“They are hoping I will be back a few weeks earlier, which means I can take part in pre-season training and hopefully catch the back end of some friendlies.

“I am not trying to think too much about that because there could be a setback or things could go even better and I get back sooner.

“I just want to keep working hard and then I am sure I can be back within that time frame and be ready for the start of next season.”


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