The 24-year-old tore the meniscus in his right knee during City’s Premier League clash with Swansea City on October 27, and subsequently underwent surgery, which ruled him out for four months.
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"I am not putting a date on when I will be back because these things are never exact but I am hoping it will be in early February," he told the club’s official website.
"There is still not too much I can do but I am now on one crutch instead of two so that is progress.
"Of course it is frustrating and there is nothing more I would like than to be out there playing but I am being well looked after, the injury is responding and the knee getting stronger every day."