Ghana winger, Christian Atsu has stepped-up recovery as he hopes to return from injury.
The Newcastle United winger has been at the gym for rehabilitation.
The former Chelsea and FC Porto star have been out for the last four weeks after picking up the setback.
Atsu last made an appearance for the Magpies in a League match against Leicester City.
The player in an interview with NUFC TV vowed to bounce back stronger.
“I can assure you I will be better than last season for sure, and I believe when am playing the fans will see a big difference in me,” he said.
The attacker missed the final games of the 2017/18 season due to his knee injury.
He missed out in the Black Stars squad for the upcoming international friendly matches against Japan and Iceland.