Injured Yeovil Town striker Alex Fisher has said that he is targeting being back in training by November as he makes his comeback from a serious leg break.

The 33-year-old suffered a broken tibia and fibula and severely damaged his ankle after an accidental collision with Southend United goalkeeper Colin Andeng-Ndi in the Glovers’ 2-0 defeat at Huish Park in April.

Speaking on the latest edition of Gloverscast, he said he was hoping to defy the original opinion of medical advisors who suggested he should look for a return in January.

He told us: “The hospital said to budget for January, but given that I have done what they thought could have been six months (of recovery) in four months, if I do the same again I reckon I can maybe hit some time in November to train.

As far as the body is concerned, there is no difference between training and playing games. So as soon as I am training, the leg will not know any difference to getting hit in training or getting hit in a match.

So you have to be match ready to train and because I can do so much stuff between now and then, I am hoping that I will be able to get my fitness up before that time.

Fisher has had the supportive cage which has been around his lower leg since the injury removed this week, and is now

Listen to our chat with Alex Fisher in full in the latest edition of the podcast – here.

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