Meerdink boost for AZ
By Martijn Prins
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Martijn Meerdink has returned to training wih AZ Alkmaar.AZ Alkmaar have been handed a huge boost with the news that Martijn Meerdink has returned to training.
The winger damaged his knee while training with the Dutch national squad in March and had been expected to be out of action until Christmas.
However, he has astounded the club's medical team by returning to training and is looking to pull on the shirt for the reserves in the near future.
"Five months and two weeks has gone real fast," he told Voetbal International. "I am waiting for when I can play with the second team.
"It is hard, but on the other hand, I am almost ready."