Date: 20th August 2017 at 7:31am
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AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is pleased with the progress that striker Callum Wilson is making in his rehabilitation.

The Cherries striker was ruled out for the remainder of last season with an ACL injury after Wilson had ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in training.

He underwent surgery in February and has been working towards his fitness over the past few months.

Wilson was recently included in AFC Bournemouth’s pre-season training camp to Spain, but Howe revealed that Wilson has been training away from the squad working with the medical staff.

More recently he has been in the United States of America working with rehabilitation expert Bill Knowles.

Knowles is the director of reconditioning and athletic development at HP Sports, who have previously worked with former England internationals John Terry and Frank Lampard.

In September 2015, Wilson suffered the same injury to his right knee in a match against Stoke City, which also ruled him out for a little over six months.

Howe told the Daily Echo

“Callum is making good progress. We are really pleased with him.

“He has had time out in the States where he has worked really well with Bill Knowles. His movement mechanics look really good, so we are pleased.

“He will begin to start his work with our fitness coaches very soon, so we can move away from the physios into more of the fitness side, which will be a really nice step for Callum to take and shows he is on the road to coming back to full training.”

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wingsnwheels wrote…

don’t bring him back until he’s 100% fit and ready. IMO another setback could really threaten his career.Join the conversation here.

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