Ross Brawn eyes 'solutions' to Michael Schumacher's injuries

Ross Brawn is confident there will be "solutions" to Michael Schumacher's brain injuries in the future.

The Formula 1 sporting boss is a close friend of F1 legend Schumacher, whose family is keeping the health condition of the seven time world champion secret.

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Brawn says Schumacher's wife Corinna and children Mick and Gina-Maria have been through "such a tough time" in the five years since the skiing crash.

"They have never relented with their support for Michael and their belief there will be solutions ahead.

"We're all optimistic about finding solutions in the future and there will be a time when things move forward for Michael," he told BBC 5 Live.