RAUL JIMENEZ has had surgical procedure after fracturing his cranium in a horrific conflict of heads with David Luiz.
The Wolves striker, 29, was rushed to hospital by an air ambulance car after the sickening collision throughout final evening’s Premier League win over Arsenal.
Jimenez had undergone surgical procedure after being knocked-out after a conflict of heads with LuizCredit score: EPA
Luiz clattered into Jimenez, knocking the Mexican striker out chillyCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Jimenez regained consciousness having been knocked out chilly by the preliminary influence.
However scans revealed a fracture which specialists determined wanted an operation to restore.
A Wolves assertion mentioned: “Raul is snug following an operation final evening, which he underwent in a London hospital.
“He has since seen his companion Daniela and is now resting.
“He’ll stay below remark for a couple of days whereas he begins his restoration.
“The membership wish to thank the medical workers at Arsenal, the NHS paramedics, hospital workers and surgeons who, by way of their talent and early response, have been of such assist.
“The membership ask that Raul and his household at the moment are afforded a interval of house and privateness, earlier than any additional updates are offered sooner or later.”
Jimenez wanted oxygen on the pitch having been left unconscious following the collision simply 5 minutes into the sport with Arsenal which left a surprising sound ringing around the Emirates.
Jimenez required oxygen after being knocked out and fracturing his craniumCredit score: EPA
Workforce-mates waved frantically for medics to succeed in the stricken ahead, who was mendacity immobile on the bottom.
Play was held up for ten minutes as specialists attended to him, earlier than the Mexican was wheeled away on a stretcher straight right into a ready ambulance.
Boss Nuno Espirito Santo mentioned: “He speaks, he’s conscious however he’s doing a scan however now we’ve got to have a correct evaluation, however he’s in good palms.
“He is OK contained in the gravity of the issue. It was a foul second for everyone and we want him every thing to be OK.
“You see the panic of their eyes and also you begin pondering ‘how is he?’ We’re frightened.”
Wolves captain Conor Coady mentioned: “When it occurred it was one thing you knew immediately, and we hope David Luiz is OK as nicely. It was a horrible conflict of heads.
“I jumped with them and also you heard it, and as they dropped clearly he was on his facet and it was necessary that we stored him on his facet.
“He’s within the hospital and by all accounts he’s awake and respiratory and that’s the one factor we’re taking a look at.
“Individuals’s well being and heads and our bodies come on the forefront in these conditions.
“He’s with the suitable folks and we simply hope and pray that every thing’s OK as a result of he’s the one we’re eager about proper now.
“It’s a incredible outcome however the one factor that issues is that Raul and David Luiz are each OK.”
Jimenez later regained consciousness and was responding to therapy in a specialist head damage unit to allay fears of a repeat of the horror damage suffered by Ryan Mason in 2017.
Mason’s career was ended after he suffered a fractured skull in an nearly an identical conflict of heads, on that event with Chelsea defender Gary Cahill.