Raul Jimenez taken to hospital after being forced off on a stretcher just five minutes into Wolves’ trip to Arsenal after sickening clash of heads with David Luiz
- Wolves’ Raul Jimenez suffered a head injury during Sunday’s game with Arsenal
- Jimenez clashed heads with David Luiz no more than five minutes in to the game
- Play was stopped for ten minutes as both players received medical attention
- Jimenez was given oxygen and stretchered off – being replaced by Fabio Silva
- Whereas Luiz was bandaged up and given the all clear to continue playing
Wolves striker Raul Jimenez has been taken to hospital after he was given oxygen and carried off the pitch on a stretcher during their trip to Arsenal on Sunday.
Jimenez appeared to be knocked unconscious less than five minutes into the game following a clash of heads with David Luiz.
Play was stopped for a total of 10 minutes as both Jimenez and Luiz received immediate medical attention on the pitch.
Wolves’ Raul Jimenez (above) suffered a head injury during Sunday’s game against Arsenal
Jimenez clashed heads with David Luiz no more than five minutes in to the game at Arsenal
The collision took place when Luiz was attacking an Arsenal corner at the near post. Jimenez leapt to head clear the set-piece from Willian but was felled by the impact.
The Wolves players, immediately worried, summoned on the medical team.
Play was stopped for ten minutes as both players received medical attention on the pitch
Jimenez was given oxygen and stretchered off, While Luiz was bandaged up and continued
Luiz – who was bleeding from his head – rose to his knees after a few minutes and was bandaged up and checked by the medics before being allowed to continue.
Whereas there was more concern for Jimenez, motionless on the pitch, inside the six-yard box as the medics swept in to treat him.
Jimenez did not move as he was given oxygen, lifted onto a stretcher and the stretcher was placed onto a trolley, wheeled around the pitch and down the tunnel.
Fabio Silva came on to replace him and the game continued, the atmosphere even more surreal than before.
It is believed Jimenez has been taken to hospital and receive further medical attention.
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