Plymouth Argyle manager Ryan Lowe has provided a fitness update on central defender Will Aimson to PlymouthLive after the 25-year-old has been missing from the squad for a number of weeks.
The centre-back signed from Bury in the summer but a pelvic problem ruled the experienced League Two star out for the majority of August, and he made his debut at the start of September.
The defender went on to make seven appearances, scoring two goals, but has been missing from the last three squads and Lowe has now revealed that the defender has had a reoccurence of his previous injury.
Lowe said: “Will is training but he’s had a little bit of a setback in terms of the injury that he had. He’s fit, but not fully fit.
“I have got a good relationship with Will and he’s not far off. He trains twice a week but we need him to be training three or four times a week to get up to it.
“He’s just missing out at the moment as one of the spare men. We want to make sure it’s right for Will as well.
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“He came back and fought hard to get back fit, and he sort of blew a gasket, if you like.
“He’s training but he has just got to build his body back up. Have you ever had a hernia? When you have had a hernia you can’t move.”
Having not appeared since their 1-0 defeat to Chelsea under-21s on October 29th, Aimson has been out with a hernia problem but is slowly working his way back in training as he seeks to get back into the starting XI as a busy festive period approaches.
The 25-year-old was just one of the players who Lowe brought with him down south, the centre-back choosing to leave the financially-ravaged Bury FC in the summer, who won the League Two title last season, and head to the relegated Pilgrims.
During the two months that Aimson has been available this season, the defender has played well for the Pilgrims but in his absence across the past month, the other defenders have stepped up to provide a solid back-line.
The 25-year-old centre-back should have no problem with getting back into the Plymouth side, but he faces a challenge to stay fit if he is going to see regular football again.