Chris Froome’s recovery not restricted by latest surgery

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Chris Froome’s long-term recovery from injury will not be affected by his latest round of surgery, Team Ineos have confirmed. 

On Saturday Froome posted news on Twitter of an accident at his home that left him with a severely cut left thumb after he sliced it open with a kitchen knife. He was immediately taken to hospital in Monaco where surgeons repaired a damaged tendon. The resulting surgery will leave Froome with a heavily strapped thumb for the immediate few days, while the rider is given time to recover.

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