Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic believes he will soon be over the knee injury that has plagued him over the last two seasons.
The central defender has been limited to just 14 starts since December 2011, when he suffered ligament damage in a Champions League tie against Basel.
He missed the remainder of that campaign and then required another operation in September 2012, before returning to action before the turn of the year.
Sir Alex Ferguson has used him sparingly since and Vidic is confident that cautious approach could see him back in the reckoning full-time in time for the season's climax.
"With playing Wednesday and Saturday, some games I have to think if it's good for myself to play or not," the Serbia defender told BBC Radio Manchester.
"After every game I feel better and better, which is a good sign.
"Sometimes I will get reactions, sometimes not.
"When I have got through two or three months without injuries, I will be fine. It's not long-term. It's normal procedure after this kind of operation.
"We have to manage the knee for the next two or three months and after that it's going to be normal."
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what do you think?
Think hes nearly bk to is best and think he should play in the real madrid game has is aerial strength is brilliant and think it could be key but evans and ferdinand are playing immense so it will be a hard choice nice to have the options tho its a hard one for fergie but what ever team he puts out i trust him 100% cant wait for the game. Come on united.Utid