Date: 12th November 2016 at 1:55pm
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At least this is the hope for Derrick Williams, who is progressing well from his injury with the international break probably doing him a favour.

Williams’ hamstring injury against former club Bristol City meant he missed Blackburn’s matches with Wolves and Aston Villa but he’s hopeful of returning when Brentford visit Rovers next weekend.

He’s told of how ‘gutted’ he was to miss these matches but does feel this break could mean these are the only two missed.

‘With my injury, I was a bit gutted to miss the two games, but with the international break, hopefully if I’m lucky, I might not miss another one, so we’ll see how it goes. It’s progressing well at the minute, so it’s going alright.’

The defender went on to talk about his frustration from the match with Bristol City all-round as not only did the result go Blackburn’s way on his return to the Robins the injury was another blow for him personally.

With that in the past though, and the result more of a concern for him, he’s just ‘looking forward’ with injuries part of football.

On his possible return the 23-year-old added.

‘I’m working with the physios every day, I’ve done some running outside and it felt good, so we’ll just take it step by step. We’ll just see how I am in the next week or so and maybe I’ll be in contention (for Brentford), we’ll just see how it goes.’

Not only was it frustrating to go off in that match, and miss the others that followed, he finished by saying how it was even more annoying for him as he felt he was getting his fitness to where he wanted.

With him having a lot to add with him anticipating some ‘exiting times’ ahead too.

‘For me personally, I think I was finally getting my fitness up to where I wanted it (before the injury). I’ve still got a lot more to add going forward, so I just want to get fully fit and hopefully we can have some exciting times.’

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