Newcastle winger taking things 'step by step' after returning to club

Christian Atsu
Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu is already back in training at Newcastle United – after recovering from surgery.

The winger missed the end of last season with a knee injury.

Atsu – who had an operation on the problem – posted a video of himself running and doing ball work at the club's Benton training ground.

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The 26-year-old said: "Step by step, day by day. Things are getting better."

Atsu, signed from Chelsea last summer, had been playing through the pain barrier.

Speaking last month, the Ghana international said: "I've had it for three years now, and I've been playing with it, but I thought to myself that this was the right time to solve this problem."