Former Manchester United winger, David Beckham, has sent a message to Manchester City’s Leroy Sane, who is on the long road to recovery, after undergoing surgery on his anterior cruciate ligament.
Sane will likely be out of action until March.
The 23-year-old looked set for a move to Bayern Munich this summer, before suffering the long-term injury.
Despite the rivalry between the two clubs, Beckham sent some warm words across the divide to the young attacker on social media.
Alongside a picture of them both on Instagram, he wrote: “This is the first day to recovery my friend, you are an unbelievable player and more importantly a great person.
“You will be back on the pitch in no time at all!!! You have family, friends and teammates ready and waiting for your return.”