Hull City’s Ryan Mason suffered a head injury, as he collided with Gary Cahill in the first half of the game between Chelsea and Hull, and he had to be replaced, after receiving treatment on the pitch for over 7 minutes.
He sustained a skull fracture in the game and was quickly rushed to the hospital.
Hull City confirmed this by releasing this press statement on Sunday: “He was taken to St Mary’s Hospital where he has undergone surgery.
“Ryan is in a stable condition and is expected to remain in hospital for the next few days.
“Everyone at the Club would like to express their sincere thanks for the excellent and swift care given to Ryan by both the Accident and Emergency department and Neurosurgery Unit at St Mary’s Hospital.”
Chelsea Football has also released a statement to show their support to Ryan Mason.
The club wrote in a statement on its official website yesterday: “The thoughts of all at Chelsea Football Club are with Hull City’s Ryan Mason tonight, following the serious head injury he suffered during today’s game.”
Cesc Fabregas also sent his wishes. Speaking after the game, he said: “First of all I would like to say, on behalf of Chelsea and the team, we want to wish Ryan Mason well.”