Monday 19 November 2018

Real Madrid send classy letter to young English striker who suffered a second horror injury

Sunderland's Duncan Watmore
Sunderland's Duncan Watmore

Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore received a special message from Real Madrid today as he continues his recovery from a second cruciate knee ligament injury.

The 23-year-old first injured his knee in December 2016 in the Premier League before returning to action in the Championship this season.

However, the former England U21 international re-injured the same knee against Millwall in just his sixth game back from the first injury.

Watmore is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines but was handed a boost when he turned up to rehab today to find a heartwarming letter from Real Madrid, which was signed by Sporting Director Emilio Butragueno.

The 11-time European champions wished Watmore a 'smooth and speedy' recovery, with Duncan's dad Ian sharing the letter on social media.

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