Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has revealed that he has offered training facilities to out of contract defender Tommie Hoban whilst he recovers from a knee injury.
Hoban was at Aberdeen last season until his season ended early with a cruciate ligament injury. However, McInnes has disclosed that the player could return to Pittodrie later this season when he is fully fit.
“Help him on his way”
“Tommie has had a drastic time with injuries, and we have offered him the chance, if he wants, where we can pick up on that rehab and help him on his way” McInnes said, as reported by the Evening Express.
McInnes did temper any chance of a deal for Hoban however. He disclosed that the player won’t be back in action until October or November.
“A long way from being fit”
“Tommie is a long way from being fit yet and it will be October, November time. Without wanting to be harsh, it is not the most pressing thing for us at the moment.”
Hoban did a good job for the Dons in his spell with the club. Therefore, it could be a good move for Aberdeen to bring the player back to the club.
However, it could take a while for the player to get back to his best. It takes time for players to recover from long-term injuries. If McInnes is able to get a deal done for the player though, it is certainly something Aberdeen should consider doing.