Addressing media members on Monday, head coach Ronny Deila said that Heber could make his long-awaited return from an ACL tear that he suffered in September 2020 – nearly exactly one year ago.
The 30-year-old Brazilian forward is yet to feature this season, instead rehabbing to factor into NYCFC’s push for an Audi MLS Cup Playoffs run.
“There's a big, big chance that Heber is back in the squad for the game,” Deila said. “So that's one very, very positive thing.”
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