Robin Koch issues recovery update and eyes Leeds United comeback after surgery in Philadelphia

Leeds United defender Robin Koch has issued an update about his recovery following minor surgery in Philadelphia.

Sunday, 24th October 2021, 10:32 am
Updated Sunday, 24th October 2021, 10:34 am

German international Koch has not featured for Leeds since playing the full duration of the 5-1 defeat at Manchester United on the opening weekend of the 2021-22 Premier League campaign.

The 25-year-old has since travelled to the USA to undergo minor surgery to repair small damage to his pubis area.

Writing on social media on Saturday together with a video of him undergoing rehab training, Koch said: "Last week I underwent minor surgery in Philadelphia to correct problems with my hip.

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"I have already started rehabilitation training here and I am giving everything every day to be able to get back on the pitch as soon as possible and help my teammates."

Speaking at Thursday's pre-Wolves press conference, Whites head coach Marcelo Bielsa said Koch still had "at least one more month to go" in his recovery.

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ON THE MEND: Leeds United's German international defender Robin Koch. Picture by Tony Johnson.

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