Lukas Podolski has been discharged after being hospitalised with ‘flu.

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DORTMUND, GERMANY – MARCH 22: Lukas Podolski of Germany shows appreciation to the fans after his last international match for Germany after the international friendly match between Germany and England at Signal Iduna Park on March 22, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Lukas Podolski was admitted to hospital suffering from a ‘heavy viral influenza’. It certainly must have been pretty bad as he was kept in hospital in Japan for a few days.

Thankfully, he has now been discharged.

“I’m on the mend and I am sure that I will soon be back on the pitch,” Podolski said after being released.

The player has recently been linked with a move from Japan to Mexico:

Podolski signed for Vissel Kobe in 2017 and has scored 14 goals, with 10 assists, in 52 games for the J League side.