Intense training regime hasn't exposed any neck weakness
22 December 2009

Michael Schumacher is fit enough to return to F1, according to a report in the Times newspaper.

However, the paper also reports that Schumacher has yet to sign a contract with Mercedes Grand Prix and is still awaiting the final medical clearance on the neck injury that curtailed his planned comeback with Ferrari this season.

The report says that the intensity of Schumacher's current training regime is so high that any weakness in his neck would have been exposed already.

Meanwhile, Schumacher is also said to be negotiating the final details of his contract with Mercedes, as well as extracting himself with clashing contracts with conflicting backers.

Sources close to the German are reporting that the deal will be announced in early January.

 

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22 December 2009

Has this now become sport's longest-lasting (and most tiresome) rumour? Any chance it might turn into fact and spare us all further 'teasing'? Talk about milking it.

22 December 2009

I am fairly sure that the Alonso to Ferrari 'rumour' was worse!

Come to think of it so was the Kimi to Ferrari one in 2006!

22 December 2009

[quote tonym911]Has this now become sport's longest-lasting [mistake] rumour?[/quote]

It's the most beautiful rumour as long as it's true and Schumacher comes back.

22 December 2009

It has nothing on the years of "Ronaldo to Real Madrid" soccer story, but it does really get on my nerves.

22 December 2009

[quote SpiritOfSenna]It has nothing on the years of "Ronaldo to Real Madrid" soccer story...[/quote]

Let's not lower this discussion to that level, please.

22 December 2009

SOOOOOOOO SICK OF HEARING ABOUT THIS. SHUT UP

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