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Costel Pantilimon | Goalkeeper | #30

Team: Watford
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 243

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Costel Pantilimon is "working well" in a specialist centre he continues his recovery from the ankle injury he sustained in the FA Cup.
Pantilimon has struggled to nail down a starting berth in the Premier League since joining from Sunderland 12 months ago, however, the Romanian stopper is the mainstay of both domestic cup competitions. In only his third appearance of the season, the 30-year-old was injured at Millwall and is expected to miss around four weeks. "Costel has a problem with his right ankle," explained medical director Luca Gatteschi. "He’s working well now. He is in his second week of rehab and he’s happy with his condition. He’s showing good improvement. We need to take it step-by-step. The first step was assessment, now he’s on the second step. We have a goal, not a time. If we reach the goal in four days, fine. But if we reach it in five or six then this is fine also." Giedrius Arlauskis will provide back up for Heurelho Gomes while Pantilimon works his way back to full fitness. Feb 7 - 5:18 PM