Date: 24th November 2008 at 6:21pm
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Swansea City’s star midfielder Ferrie Bodde seems confident he can make a full recovery after suffering a long-term knee injury.

The Dutchman looks to be in an optimistic mood regarding his knee problem but he certainly is frustrated with the fact he won’t be in action until next season.

The injury could keep him out for 6 months, but a worse case scenario could see him returning near the start of next season.

Bodde told BBC Sport:

‘I’ve been told it takes six months, can be earlier, can be longer… it’s just three days ago and my knee looks good now at the moment,’

‘I have to deal with it and try to get back for the new season, for pre-season, and start again.’

‘I remember everything about the injury, it was a challenge on the end of the pitch,’

‘I got a little push in the back, I step on my left foot and my knee collapsed inside.

‘I heard a cracking sound and then I know what’s happened – not exactly know, but I know it was not good.

‘I was not happy but you have to be positive for the future, for your recovery, because if you are negative it’s not helping you.

‘You want to play the season so it’s frustrating, but those things happen in football.’