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Jack Butland | Goalkeeper | #1

Team: Stoke City
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/10/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 209

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The return of Jack Butland has been delayed after the Stoke goalkeeper went under the knife for a second time in an attempt to cure his underlying ankle problem.
Butland has not played since fracturing his ankle in March 2016 following a succession of setbacks. Firstly, the 23-year-old was injured on the eve of the new Premier League season. Surgery was expected to sideline the goalkeeper for around two months, but a number of niggles and minor issues doubled his recovery period. Then, Mark Hughes revealed earlier this month that Butland was on the verge of a return. However, after being named in the starting XI for the U23s, Butland was withdrawn at the last moment after complaining of discomfort during the warm-up. Assistant manager Mark Bowen initially played down the problem, but the goalkeeper has provided his own update: "Happy to be home after spending a week away seeing another specialist," Butland told his followers on Instagram. "Although wanting to avoid surgery it was necessary to do so to get me back playing the game I love." No timeline at the moment on when he will return to action. Mon, Dec 19, 2016 05:17:00 AM
Source: Sky Sports