Ings starts rehabilitation following surgery

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    Danny Ings in action against Tottenham prior to getting injured
    Danny Ings in action against Tottenham prior to getting injured

    Liverpool have confirmed that Danny Ings has begun rehabilitation, following news that surgery on his knee last week went well.

    The striker had not long returned from almost a year out of action when he suffered a further setback in the League Cup victory over Tottenham, and last week it was confirmed that he would not play for another 7-9 months.

    Last week Jurgen Klopp said that surgery had gone well for the 24-year-old, and today the club released a statement confirming that the player had returned to Melwood.

    Danny Ings returned to Melwood today as he takes the first steps in his rehabilitation after successful surgery on the knee injury he sustained last month.
    The Liverpool striker was ruled out for seven to nine months following a collision during the EFL Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on October 25.
    Ings underwent an operation on the affected cartilage in London last week, with Jürgen Klopp confirming that ‘the surgery was very positive and the rehab has started already’.
    Official Liverpool FC statement regarding Danny Ings

    Ings has been at the club for almost 18 months now, and in that time has only featured 11 times in total, spending the majority of it injured.

    Fortunately the club has a number of attacking options, plus Klopp has never really had a chance to get used to having the player as an option. However, another long period of time out so soon after the last has to be cause for concern.

    There is no doubting the talent that Ings possesses, but for him to be a hit at Anfield this has to be his last long lay-off for a while.

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