Downing's Future Takes A Twist!

Last updated : 23 May 2009 By Boro Mad
Gareth Southgate: "If he is here, it probably means he won't be available for the early part of the season anyway, so it is a bit of a double-edged sword.

"I guess we have just got to see how things progress.

"Even after the operation, a player who is highly motivated like Stewart and has a real desire to get back as quickly as possible will always get back quicker than players of a different mentality."