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Thursday 23 November 2017

Everton forward Yannick Bolasie steps up recovery

Yannick Bolasie suffered a knee injury in December
Yannick Bolasie suffered a knee injury in December

Everton forward Yannick Bolasie hopes to start jogging within a fortnight as he steps up his recovery from knee surgery.

The 27-year-old, who joined the club from Crystal Palace last summer, has had two operations since sustaining cruciate ligament damage in December.

The DR Congo international told the club's website, "Everything's going good. I couldn't ask for the knee to be in a better position right now.

"It's too early to say when I'll be back playing. I think when I start running then I'll have a better picture of where I'm at. I'm hoping to start light jogging in two weeks and then I'll know what we are looking at."

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