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Cesar Azpilicueta sends a hopeful message to fans

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta tweets a picture of him smiling from the hospital after suffering a horrific head injury

Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta is awake again and smiling. The Spaniard has thanked the club’s medics, his teammates and the hospital staff following a horrific head injury that left him in the hospital

Azpilicueta awake and working on recovery

Azpilicueta took a foot in the head as he clashed with Sekou Mera in Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Southampton. He was knocked unconscious and was transported to St Mary’s Hospital in west London immediately.

He became responsive in the hospital as reported by Chelsea boss Graham Potter following the match. Although Azplilicueta himself posted an update on Twitter about his situation, where he was seen smiling.

“Hi everyone! Thank you all for your love and messages of support! My family and I would like to thank everyone who has been looking after me since yesterday’s incident,” the defender tweeted, along with a photo of him smiling and giving a thumbs-up.

“From the Chelsea medical team, to team-mates and opponents, to St Mary’s and Cleveland Hospital and all staff members and doctors: a massive thank you from the bottom of my heart.

“Now, time to recover and I will see you soon on the pitch!”

Ethan Dempsey
Ethan Dempsey
Ethan is a lifelong football fan. When he is not obsessing over the Premier League games, Ethan likes to read fantasy tomes, watch football documentaries and waste hours upon hours on video games.


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