Former England striker Trevor Francis is recovering well after suffering a heart attack on Friday, his old club Birmingham have announced.

Francis is in a stable condition in Birmingham Heartlands Hospital after undergoing surgery and could be well enough to return home within the next week.

A statement from the club read: "The Blues legend suffered a heart attack yesterday and underwent an operation at Heartlands Hospital. Thankfully the former striker and manager is recovering well and should be able to return home within the next week."

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