Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe has been struck down with a bacterial an infection in one other setback for the AFL star’s restoration from shoulder surgical procedure.
The twin Brownlow medallist must be administered intravenous antibiotics for as much as three weeks to deal with the an infection.
Fyfe underwent season-ending reconstructive surgical procedure in late July and had just lately gone backwards in his restoration, which means he wanted one other operation final week.
The Dockers haven’t but put a time-frame on the 30-year-old midfielder’s return to coaching.
“Sadly, Nathan’s assessments have indicated a bacterial an infection, and because of this, he’ll bear intravenous antibiotics over the subsequent two to a few weeks,” Dockers soccer boss Peter Bell stated.
“He will not have the ability to do a lot bodily within the interval the antibiotics are being administered intravenously.”
“Nathan is optimistic and understands specifically the significance of the subsequent two to a few weeks to permit the IV antibiotics optimum effectiveness.
“We’ll advise a return to coaching date in the end, as soon as there may be extra readability round Nat’s restoration.”
Fyfe is essential to Fremantle’s plans of returning to finals subsequent season after a six-year absence.
The Dockers completed eleventh final season, one win and proportion exterior the top-eight.