Mario Gomez assured Fiorentina and Germany he will “get back in ideal shape before June or July.”
The striker was out for five months after suffering knee ligament damage in September and had a new knee injury in February.
“I think that I can get back in ideal shape before June or July,” he told Sky Sport in Germany.
“There is still a long time to go.”
He is looking towards the World Cup in Brazil with his country, but before then Fiorentina must conclude their Serie A season.
There is also the Coppa Italia Final on May 3 against Napoli, which Giuseppe Rossi has said is his target for a comeback from injury.