Barry Ferguson will make his own decision on whether to undergo an injection according to Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish, who does not plan to rush the midfielder back into action.
Birmingham midfielder Barry Ferguson has signed a one-year extension to his contract to remain at St Andrew's until the summer of 2012.
Steven Naismith believes Barry Ferguson will be a major loss to Scotland but fully understands the 32-year-old's reasons for retiring from international football.
Craig Levein is hoping to find out next week if 32-year-old Birmingham City midfielder Barry Ferguson is to return to the Scotland fold.
Barry Ferguson has said that he will only decide to return to the Scotland fold under Craig Levein once he finishes the Premier League season with Birmingham City.
New Scotland manager Craig Levein is aiming to convince Barry Ferguson, Allan McGregor and Kris Boyd to return to international duty.