Gareth Bale and Harry Kane extended well wishes to Ryan Mason after it was confirmed the Hull City midfielder suffered a fractured skull during Sunday’s Premier League match against Chelsea.

Mason, 25, underwent surgery at St Mary’s Hospital in London following a clash of heads with home captain Gary Cahill at Stamford Bridge.

Hull confirmed Mason’s injury and added he was in a stable condition.

“Get well soon Mase!!” Bale tweeted. “Thoughts are with you and your family, stay strong.”

Tottenham’s top scorer Kane urged Mason to “stay strong” – sentiment shared by many throughout the game, including Hull midfielder Robert Snodgrass.

David Meyler was the Hull substitute introduced in place of Mason and tweeted: “Tough game today at Stamford Bridge.

“Hope @RyanMason is okay. All thinking of you bud. Thanks to the travelling fans #hcafc.”

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi offered “all our prayers and thoughts” to Mason.