Mendes refutes claims he is set for retirement

The Cape Verdean missed the second-half of last season after undergoing surgery on a tendon in his right ankle with the same issue flaring up this campaign after only two starts.

Mendes was adamant he had not considered giving the game away, despite the frustration of being unable to play, and praised his club for the support they had given him.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1