Britton prepares for surgery

Swansea midfielder Leon Britton has revealed he will travel to Germany next month for a double hernia operation.

Last Updated: 22/05/13 at 09:52 Post Comment

Leon Britton: Swansea midfielder will travel to Germany for a double hernia oper

Leon Britton: Swansea midfielder will travel to Germany for a double hernia oper

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The 30-year-old is confident he will be fit for pre-season training in July, as the club prepares for Europa League football next term.

"For the last two months of the season my groin has felt quite tight, but I wanted to play through the pain and finish the season," said Britton.

"I missed parts of training in that time but it was necessary to ensure I was available for the games, although I did struggle a little bit in the last four to six weeks.

"I've had one hernia since December, and a scan around four weeks or so ago showed I had another one. I've had a hernia operation before, around 2005, so I know the procedure.

"It means I will come in during the summer to do some rehab which will make sure I'm ready for pre-season training.

"Next season will be huge for us as we will be involved in four competitions, so I want to make sure I'm fit and ready when we report back for pre-season."

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