UK time is: 19:17:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Gera Reaping Rewards Of Sensible Approach

Zoltan Gera has revealed that he turned down a 'quick fix' operation so he could continue to play for Albion for longer.

Speaking to wba.co.uk the 32 year old said he choose the routine patella tendon graft operation which originally ruled him out for the rest of the season over a Lars Ligament operation which reduces the recovery time to 3 months, but carries a high failure rate.

Taking the sensible approach and taking things slower has certainly paid off for the player who is well ahead of schedule in his recovery and there is now a chance he will return before the end of the season.

'I'm so happy with the operation, the surgeon did a terrific job. I wanted a proper operation so I can play as long as I can.'

As long as there are no further complications it's likely Gera will start jogging in the next fortnight and all being well he could return to action before the close of the campaign, but he knows he can't rush things.

'I hope I can play at the end of the season, but there is no guarantee. Obviously, there is no need to rush and I will play when fit. Hopefully I can, but if not, that's okay.'

Certainly no need to risk a breakdown for the sake of a few minutes this season when he can be fit and raring to go next season.

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Baggy Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 17 2012

Time: 4:48PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Varela Resumes Full Training (Thursday October 30 2014)

Irvine Devastated For The Fans (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Stats: Bournemouth v WBA (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Stats: WBA v Crystal Palace (Saturday October 25 2014)

Mixed Injury News Ahead Of Palace (Thursday October 23 2014)

Irvine Asking For More (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Irvine Hails The Berahino (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived West Bromwich Albion Articles

List All Vital Baggies Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Crystal Palace
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Liverpool 2 - 1 WBA
WBA 4 - 0 Burnley
Spurs 0 - 1 WBA
WBA 0 - 2 Everton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11
11. Spurs 9 3 2 4 -2 11
12. Stoke 9 3 2 4 -2 11
13. WBA 9 2 4 3 -1 10
14. Newcastle 9 2 4 3 -5 10
15. Aston Villa 9 3 1 5 -10 10
16. Crystal Palace 9 2 3 4 -3 9

Breaking League News

Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00
Vital Preview: Newcastle United vs. Liverpool
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 17:12:00
Something For The Weekend (270)
Aston Villa : 31/10/2014 16:57:00
Lee Loaned To Southend
West Ham : 31/10/2014 16:56:00
Liverpool: The View From St James' Park
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 16:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

COC - Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:  Baggy Boy
Myhill 0%
Gamboa 100%
Dawson 0%
McAuley 0%
Davidson 0%
Mulumbu 0%
O'Neil 0%
Baird 0%
Blanco 0%
Ideye 0%
Anichebe 0%
Sub - Samaras 0%
Sub - Sessegnon 0%
Sub - Berahino 0%