He walked out of the burn center with a protective dressing
on his face but said he felt good and was eager to get back to work.
The 32-year-old was fitted with a special protective dressing
yesterday to enable him to play at Fulham seven days after suffering the injury in the 6-2 home defeat by Manchester United.
Simultaneously, the heat coagulates the remaining skin, creating a natural protective dressing
to minimize downtime during recovery.
They left it open but sealed it with a clear protective dressing
Newcastle skipper Alan Shearer will line up against Fulham with a protective dressing
guarding a broken knuckle, but 20-year-old midfielder Jermaine Jenas is sidleined with a dislocated finger.