Hull midfielder Ryan Mason is back in training as he works towards regaining full fitness after fracturing his skull.
Mason had 14 plates inserted into his skull and spent eight days in a London hospital following a sickening clash of heads with Chelsea defender Gary Cahill at Stamford Bridge on January 22.
He has been out of action ever since but on Wednesday, the 26-year-old posted a video of himself running between cones on Twitter, writing: “Back at it…”
The England international became Hull’s record signing when arriving from Tottenham in a £12m deal last August and he scored two goals in 20 appearances before sustaining the injury in a 2-0 defeat to the eventual Premier League champions.
Mason lay prone for eight minutes after colliding with Cahill when both players committed to a header and he was then carried off on a stretcher before being taken to St Mary’s Hospital in London, where he had surgery.
He returned to Hull’s training ground in Cottingham to meet players and staff for the first time last month.
Hull, who were relegated to the Sky Bet Championship after spending just one season back in the top flight, have not put a timescale on Mason’s return to full training.
The Tigers appointed former CSKA Moscow and Russia head coach Leonid Slutsky last week after predecessor Marco Silva departed to take charge of Watford.