Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland tweets on his ankle surgery after England injury

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The goalkeeper fractured his ankle against Germany at the

England’s excellent win against Germany at the weekend unfortunately came at a price for Stoke City fans.

Goalkeeper Jack Butland suffered a fractured ankle just before the opening goal to see him stretchered off the pitch in agony after conceding from Toni Kroos’ shot.

Now he has posted a latest update on his injury problem on his official Twitter account.

As England took on the Netherlands at Wembley Butland was recuperating in hospital after undergoing surgery on the problem yesterday.

He had a message for Stoke fans, in which he declared he has had three screws placed in his serious ankle injury:

The injury looks set to rule Butland out for the rest of the current season and Euro 2016.

But he insists that he will be on the mend as soon as possible and that he can return better after this major blow:

Butland has had an excellent season at the Britannia Stadium and it looked like he might be pushing Manchester City’s Joe Hart, himself struggling with injury, for the number one spot in Roy Hodgson’s England team.

Now the Stoke star will need to focus on his recovery ahead of a hopeful return for the start of next season.

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