Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Valeri in line to make Victory return

Melbourne Victory captain Carl Valeri is in line to make his first appearance in over four months after recovering from inflammation affecting his brain.

  • Published:

Melbourne Victory captain Carl Valeri is in line to make his first appearance in over four months after recovering from inflammation affecting his brain.

Valeri has been included in the Victory team to travel to New Zealand for their A-League fixture against Wellington Phoenix on Saturday. 

The 31-year-old was initially ruled out for the rest of the 2015-16 season but the club confirmed he will make his return earlier than expected. 

Valeri revealed the mystery condition left him unable to walk at times, but the former Socceroo is happy to have the chance to be back on the park.

"A few months ago, we didn't know what was going to happen. When [the condition] was at its worst, I struggled to walk," he said on Wednesday.

"To be back in and among the boys, it’s a great feeling and I realised how much I missed [playing] and how much it puts me in a positive mood off the park.

"It’s a great bunch of guys and I thank them so much for their support, they’ve been fantastic through the whole process."

Valeri has not played for Victory since making a 20-minute cameo in the club's 2-1 win over Adelaide United in November. 

After that game, the defending champions went on a run of five games without a win, including four-consecutive defeats, but have since recovered to all but seal their spot in the finals series.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Football FIFA made a mistake awarding Messi the Golden Ball- Sepp...bullet
2 Black Princesses Why FIFA waited 10 weeks to issue a threat to ban Ghanabullet
3 Wahala!!! SSNIT sacks GFA member captured in Anas exposébullet
4 Premier League Daniel Amartey sets infamous records on opening...bullet
5 Number 12 FIFA to ban Ghana over government interferencebullet
6 Explainer What if Ghana football goes into coma for a year or...bullet
7 Today in History On this day: Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed as...bullet
8 'Number 12' 6,000 Ghanaian footballers to be rendered...bullet
9 Chelsea Boss Maurizio Sarri chews cigarette at the...bullet
10 EA Sports You can do the 'Milly Rock' dance with Jesse...bullet

Top Videos

1 Watch Kwadwo Asamoah's wonderful assist as Inter pip Atleticobullet
2 Seedorf and Kluivert unveiled as the new Cameroon coachesbullet
3 Anas Aremeyaw Anas finally takes off beads on TVbullet
4 Video Andre Ayew jams to Kwami Eugene’s hit songbullet
5 Video Shatta Wale displays great football skills that would...bullet
6 Video Watch the highlights of new Black Stars wonder kidbullet
7 Ghost Goal Italian referee shows remorse for disallowing...bullet
8 Video Gyan rubbishes assertion that Ghana would have won...bullet
9 Video Sulley Muntari cooks for wife Menayebullet
10 Watch the six-goal thriller between Aduana Stars and Rajabullet

Football