has assured Real Madrid
supporters that he will be back to full fitness "very soon", after showing his appreciation for concerns about his recent head injury.The centre-back picked up the knock in his side's 1-1 draw with Valencia on the opening weekend of the Liga season, and spent Sunday night in hospital undergoing a series of examinations.
Even though all the tests came out negative, Pepe will not feature in the first leg of the Supercopa Espana tie against Barcelona on Thursday, but he has vowed to pay everybody back for their support.
"I appreciate the many displays of support that I have been shown in the last few days," Pepe told reporters.
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"I am flattered by the encouragement I have received since Sunday, especially from the fans of Real Madrid.