The hospital treating Fabrice Muamba have cautioned against over-optimism despite the rapid progress made by the Bolton midfielder following his cardiac arrest on Saturday.

It was confirmed on Monday night that Muamba has started to recognise family members and respond to their questions.

Forty-eight hours after the 23-year-old collapsed during Bolton's FA Cup quarter-final against Tottenham at White Hart Lane, it was the clearest indication yet that Muamba is winning his battle for life. However, both medical staff and Bolton officials do not want supporters to get the idea that Muamba is almost back to normal.

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