Obafemi Targeting May Return

Obafemi Targeting May Return

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has revealed that he is hoping to return to action in mid-May. The Republic of Ireland international has been on the sidelines with a hamstring injury since December. He was expected to return in February before then suffering another setback in what was a double blow for club and country.

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Obafemi has managed to make six appearances in the Premier League this season but he admits he will not make anymore as he focuses on his recovery. The Dublin-born star told RTE: “There was surgery on the cards, but the way my hamstring is healing, they think surgery is not needed, so I am happy for that.

“When I come back from this injury in the middle of May, I am going to go away to a training camp to get myself as fit as possible, and make sure I can deal with the demands of pre-season to get back into the team. “I don’t think [the Ireland matches] have been taken off the table yet, but I think the main focus at the moment is pre-season.”

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