Olly Murs has revealed that he is currently recovering from a serious knee operation and is planning on taking an extended break from social media.

The 35-year-old Troublemaker singer shared an update on his health with his 2.8 million fans on Instagram.

He said: "Hey guys!! Quick update from me! I'm putting on a brave face for the gram but this week I’ve been recovering from serious knee surgery, something I’ve needed for sometime. 

He continued: "I’m not quite sure how I’m going to cope sitting still like this for the next few months its going to kill me but it’s what’s needed.

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"I'm also going to use this time as an opportunity to take myself off social media for a while - focus on my recovery and spend some time on myself, with friends and family. ?

"Thanks for a super 2019! With the Voice Win and my Sell Out Arena Tour! Unreal moments! Loved it.. now it’s time for a rest. Enjoy the rest of your year you cheeky lot, don’t miss me too much. I’ll see you all soon."

In his snaps Olly is lying on a hospital bed, flashing a thumbs up at the camera while two crutches are next to him.

One of his knees was completely bandaged up while the other was in a sizeable brace, but fear not fans, he still has a cheeky grin on his face.

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