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Matarazzo gives fitness update on Katompa Mvumpa

By Henrik Petersen

Silas Katompa Mvumpa will need a few weeks to get back to full fitness, according to Stuttgart coach Pellegrino Matarazzo.

Silas Katumpa Mvumpa (right).
Silas Katumpa Mvumpa (right).

VfB Stuttgart coach Pellegrino Matarazzo has provided a fresh fitness update on Silas Katompa Mvumpa.

Katompa Mvumpa made his return from a long-term injury as he came on with five minutes left of Friday's 2-1 win over Mainz.

However, according to Matarazzo, the 23-year-old still needs a bit of time to get back to full fitness.

"He will still need a few weeks to get back to full strength. That's quite normal after such an injury," Matarazzo told Kicker:

"I was aware that the fans would get involved when Silas came on. But it wasn't just about the atmosphere for me. It was about giving Silas a few minutes and building him up for the coming weeks."

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