Date: 25th July 2008 at 10:54am
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Manchester City striker Valeri Bojinov or sicknote to you and I is expected to be sidelined for another several months.

The 22-year-old Bulgarian international joined City from Fiorentina last summer for a cool £6million and since then has only managed to grace the Blues team a paltry three times.

Talking about Bojinov’s injury, manager Mark Hughes said…

‘He is a little bit behind the group because he hasn’t been able to join in the sessions.’

‘He has been out for a long, long time and he is suffering from a knock-on from the knee injury.’

‘We are aware that he will have setbacks along the way. His body is compensating, and he needs to get more base strength.’


Bojinov badly damaging his knee against Manchester United almost a year ago.