Gelsenkirchen - FC Schalke 04 forward has undergone a successful operation to insert a small pin into is right hand.
The procedure took place on Tuesday 12 November and it will not impede the player in any way. Szalai sustained the original injury to his hand at the end of August during preparations for Schalke's UEFA Champions League play-off second leg against PAOK FC. The 25-year-old is expected to return to conditioning training on Thursday 14 November and has been pencilled in to join in first-team training next week ahead of the Royal Blues' Matchday 13 fixture against Eintracht Frankfurt. The club wished Szalai a swift recovery via their official Twitter account: