Wolves striker Jimenez returns to motion after head harm


Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez performed his first sport since fracturing his cranium in November, that includes in a 1-Zero pre-season pleasant defeat by third-tier Crewe Alexandra on Saturday.

The 30-year-old Mexico worldwide, who now wears protecting headgear, almost scored on his return to motion, putting the bar with a free kick earlier than being changed by Patrick Cutrone after 33 minutes.

Jimenez was injured on Nov. 29 after a conflict of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz and obtained prolonged therapy on the pitch earlier than being taken off on a stretcher and rushed to hospital for emergency surgical procedure.

He was again in coaching in February and cleared to return in May however was not risked for Wolves’ closing sport of the season towards Manchester United.

Jimenez has scored 48 targets in 110 appearances for Wolves in all competitions, and netted 4 instances in 9 Premier League video games final season earlier than his harm.

Wolves, who completed 13th underneath former supervisor Nuno Espirito Santo final time period, start their Premier League marketing campaign underneath new boss Bruno Lage at Leicester City on Aug. 14.

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