Giacomo Bonaventura hasn’t featured since October, and while the Milan ace is ruled out until next season, he is reportedly in good spirits.
The 29-year-old’s last appearance came in the defeat to Real Betis in the group stage of the Europa League on October 25, as he has been sidelined with a knee injury since.
The issue required surgery to finally correct an ongoing problem, and it has previously been suggested that the Italian international should return at the start of next season.
It came as a blow to us at the time given he had scored three goals in just eight appearances to start the campaign, and while we certainly do still miss his influence, Gennaro Gattuso has seen others step up and soften the blow of his absence.
Nevertheless, as reported by MilanNews.it, via the paper edition of Il Giornale, it’s suggested that Bonaventura has been back at Milanello in the past few days and is in high spirits.
It’s added that his rehabilitation work will continue into the summer, and it’s just hoped that he can now steer clear of any setbacks and come back fully fit when he’s ready to return.
Unfortunately though, he has been plagued with issues in recent years, and it has to be questioned whether or not he can put those behind him and come back the same player. As we continue to strengthen the squad too, his role may well change moving forward.