Crocked UD Levante forward Emmanuel Boateng will return to the pitch against Espanyol on September 16 as he steps up his recovery process, GHANAsoccernet.com can report.
The 22-year-old has started light training at the club as he pushes for a return to the side quicker-than-expected.
The Ghana international will miss Friday's La Liga opener against Real Betis as well as subsequent games against Celta Vigo and Valencia.
But he will be fit and available for their fourth La Liga game against Espanyol on September 16, GHANAsoccernet.com can reveal.
Levante coach Paco López has confirmed the Ghanaian is recuperating fast and will return sooner than later.
"Right now, with Boateng's injury, which I do not think is beyond the third match, we have Raphael , Roger and Morales ," assured the coach on Friday.
The forward was operated on his meniscus on June 25 after he picked up the setback during a pre-season friendly against Bournemouth at the La Manga facility.
He was ruled out for a period between four-six weeks.
The striker was operated on his meniscus on June 25 and set a recovery period of four to six weeks, so I find them against Celta and Valencia, a priori, are discarded.
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