Jesper Nyholm teammates in AIK Stockholm is in full swing with the start to the upcoming season. It is Nyholm not.
He is not even close to be able to get on the training field. Yes, he don't even know if he will ever play football again.
11 months ago so things are different. Here he was, together with the AIK on the road in the cup semi-final against Örebro, when it suddenly went wrong.
In a random melee got Örebros Michael Omoh stamped Nyholm right tibia, broken in the middle and left Nyholm in great pain.
He was rushed to the hospital and operated on for the complicated bride. He's been a total of ten times since and now faces the 12. and the last operation, but somewhere he has it as on, that he is emotionally not completely come on.
- I is perhaps still stuck in 2018. I must say. But it was to survive the first time. The first month I let me just lead with the of the storm. Later I got to know that I could have lost the leg - I could be dead.
When I got everything to know, I thought, 'okay, but how do we solve it?' It has been a tough time. I have never been put on so many samples in the field, says Jesper Nyholm in an interview with the Swedish newspaper Expressen.
Especially the mental part of the whole period from the accident has been hard for the 25-year-old defender.
- It is clear that there are periods of time - especially when I need to sleep - where I think that it is quite heavy. But the next day wake up, it is time to workout, and then release the thoughts.
- You should probably try not to think so much, 'why it just happened to me?', the tanks can probably keep a back and make you depressed, " he says.
He must, as mentioned, through a last operation, before he can really focus on to return as a football player. But he is set on, that it's going to take a long time yet.
- It is well about 85 percent healed now. After it had been standing still for maybe half a year, we went in and removed the two screws. There it was like that mostly solved, and it has done so in just two-three months, said Jesper Nyholm.
AIK initiates the season - without him - 29. march against Östersund.