Injured Wrexham striker Paul Mullin is to convalesce at the home of the club’s co-owner Rob McElhenney for a “couple of weeks” earlier than heading home to Wales from the USA.
Mullin suffered a punctured lung on July 26 after colliding with Manchester United goalkeeper Nathan Bishop on the Welsh club’s US tour.
The 28-year-old was taken to UC San Diego Well being Hospital earlier than being discharged quickly after, however the nature of the harm signifies that Mullin is unable to fly home for a while but.
Mullin is anticipated to miss the opening weeks of Wrexham’s return to the English Soccer League, which begins at home to MK Dons on Saturday.
“This Paul factor is devastating to the club however, once more, it’s a contact sport and these items occur,” McElhenney stated in an interview with S4C’s Maxine Hughes.
“He’s OK. I simply texted with him this morning. He’s in San Diego and he’s going to come over and stick with us for a few weeks till he can go away and head again to Wales.”
In addition to beating a youthful United aspect, Wrexham performed Chelsea and the second groups of MLS golf equipment LA Galaxy and Philadelphia Union on a four-match tour.
The Sky Wager League Two club – owned by It’s All the time Sunny In Philadelphia creator McElhenney and Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds – drew big media consideration and large crowds following the Stateside success of the Welcome to Wrexham docuseries final 12 months.
“It’s actually a dream come true,” McElhenney stated of Wrexham enjoying in his home metropolis of Philadelphia as he appeared ahead to the Crimson Dragons’ return to the EFL following a 15-year absence.
“I’m so excited (by the brand new season). It’s nearly totally the squad from final 12 months.
“It’s plenty of the staff that gained final 12 months and the chemistry is thru the roof, and (supervisor) Phil (Parkinson) actually believes we’ve got the prospect to get promoted once more.”