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Raul Jimenez: Wolves striker says doctors told him it was a 'miracle' he survived a skull fracture last year

Jimenez says he tried to think of it "like any other injury".

Raúl Jiménez backed to be as good as ever after return from skull fracture

It wasn't just like any other injury, though.

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Raul Jimenez: ‘Doctors told me it was a miracle to still be there’

It was a really good job by the doctors.

Raul Jimenez injury news: Wolves 'very positive' Mexico star returns soon

Jimenez made his first competitive appearance on Saturday since following an accidental clash of heads with David Luiz.

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But when I headed the ball I realised nothing had happened so the next one came and I did like I used to before. Jimenez still has some big hurdles to overcome, such as returning to full team training and becoming comfortable with heading the ball and other physical challenges, but all of these updates from Nuno Espirito Santo have been hugely promising. The skull fracture did take a little longer than we all expected to heal but it is a miracle to be here.

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Raúl Jiménez backed to be as good as ever after return from skull fracture

Jimenez, who admits he struggled mentally at times during his recovery but is grateful for the support network around him - including his Wolves team-mates and staff - revealed Cech has been in touch. It was a really good job by the doctors. There was a chance of that, but I was always confident I was going to return.

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