In an update from the club’s medical team, they confirmed the Spanish defender is set to return to team training after sustaining both anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament injuries in his knee right last April.
This injury happened less than a year after Jonny suffered an ACL injury in the same knee in August 2020.
His return to training will be a major boost for Bruno Lage’s side and add more competition at left-back as Rayan Ait-Nouri also aims to return to training soon after a groin injury which kept him out of games with Brighton and Chelsea. .
However, Hwang suffered a hamstring injury in the win over Brighton and is set to return to play in February. The club hoped to make his loan from RB Leipzig a permanent one in January.
Wolves also currently have six positive cases of Covid-19 in the first team, which has led to tomorrow’s game with Arsenal being postponed.
The club statement read: “We hope some of these players will be well enough to return for our game against Manchester United on January 3, and our operations team have organized a thorough cleaning of the Sir Jack Hayward training ground to try to prevent further infection.
Yerson Mosquera was recently cleared of Covid-19 after completing his isolation and is aiming to return to training in February following his long hamstring injury.
Willy Boly had been called up by Ivory Coast for the Africa Cup of Nations but will now continue his rehabilitation at Compton after suffering a calf injury.
The club will then assess their ability to return or go to competition based on their recovery.
Finally, the club also confirmed that Pedro Neto would return to Compton in New Years and insisted he was making “good progress” following his broken kneecap injury.
The striker spent time in Portugal recovering from several setbacks.