Chloe Kelly was City’s 2020/21 player of the year, but in the penultimate match of the campaign she suffered an ACL injury – the one every footballer dreads.

After 11 months of painstaking recovery, the winger is now back to her best once again, grabbing her first goal since returning to the fold in City’s FA Cup semi-final victory over West Ham in April 2022.

However, Chloe decided to speak to us during Mental Health Awareness Week to discuss the challenges of dealing with such a long period away from the game.

In the latest episode of the official Man City podcast, she also opened up about the physical and mental difficulties that she faced on the road to recovery.


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