Strootman’s Doctor: Midfielder Expected to Make Full Recovery

Sep 04, 2015 by Alex Baker

Still basking in the glow of last weekend’s 2-1 win over Juventus, Roma fans received more good news this week with Kevin Strootman’s doctor declaring the midfielder is expected to make a full recovery.

The Netherlands' international tore his cruciate ligament in March of 2014 and has missed a season and a half of football as a result. After attempting to come back on two separate occasions, both of which resulted in the need for additional knee operations, it was rumored that Strootman’s career might be over.

But Dr. Pierpaolo Mariani, the surgeon who performed the most recent operation, has rubbished such suggestions.

“He will be playing again – this is a promise I make as a surgeon and half as a fan,” the doctor told Il Corriere dello... Read More

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