BILLY VUNIPOLA revealed the ugly aftermath of surgical procedure in the identical hospital the place Sadio Mane was handled – after he broke an arm for the third time this yr.
The England No8’s bloodied, scarred left arm will want three months to get well – however the pissed off Saracens star has already proven himself doing one-armed home tasks!
In contrast to Liverpool striker Mane, whose hand op may maintain him out for simply days, you might need thought Vunipola has little alternative however to ease off for some time.
However the 25-year-old is already chomping on the bit – regardless of a post-surgery search for which there was even a video warning.
In his diary, posted by Channel four Sport, Vunipola reveals he went for an operation, explaining: “in the identical hospital as Sadio Mane had surgical procedure truly – he was the day after me”.
And after returning dwelling on Wednesday morning the 25-year-old was initially, he added: “[I’m] mendacity round, simply sort of getting me head across the reality I’m injured once more”.
However he additionally defined he needed to get on with a listing of chores.
Vunipola mentioned: “Right this moment’s jobs are I’ve to do the vacuuming and so forth..
“I’ll present you a few of that, a little bit of dusting possibly, however aside from that that’s in all probability the utmost of my cleansing talents and possibly doing the mattress.”
The Sydney-born star is proven making the mattress, slightly impressively, with simply his left arm.
However that homely scene contrasted with wince-inducing photographs of Vunipola having his bandages taken off.
His video diary flashed up the alert: “WARNING – should you’re squeamish look away now.”
After which it confirmed the dressings, blood-stained deep for a number of inches down his left forearm, being slowly peeled off.
But Vunipola is decided to start his cautious highway again to health inside days.
He mentioned: “Subsequent week’s a brand new week after I can hopefully begin doing gentle CV (cardio-vascular) work and hopefully some weights on my decrease physique and my proper shoulder as properly..”
That’s the simply the angle Pink Rose boss Eddie Jones would hope and anticipate from his bulldozing kingpin, who he hopes could make the Six Nations opener in Eire on February 2.
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