Doncaster Rovers could welcome Danny Andrew back into the squad before the end of the season.
Andrew has been sidelined since suffering an Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury against AFC Wimbledon in August.
The defender suffered the injury in the opening minutes of the game but he battled on until the end of the 2-0 defeat.
Andrew was ruled out for the season but he has made a quicker than expected recovery and he could return before the end of the season according to manager Darren Ferguson.
“He`s back training now,” Ferguson told The Doncaster Free Press.
“He`s joined in for the last week now so it`s certainly a conversation that is taking place.
“There is a possibility we could maybe get one or two games into him. “It`s never one I`m going to rush or chance.
“Looking forward to next season, it`d be nice if we were in a position where we could throw him in for an hour here and there just to get that confidence, knowing he`s played a game of football before pre-season.
“That would probably be my aim.”
Andrew arrived at the Keepmoat Stadium from Grimsby Town last summer after being named the Mariners player of the year.
He quickly fitted into the Doncaster defence, impressing in his six appearances before suffering his injury and his return ahead of schedule would be a welcome boost for the club with a busy final month of the season.
Doncaster face nine games in the final 37-days of the season starting at Blackpool on Friday.
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