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.”
— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) January 22, 2017
Tottenham’s top scorer Kane urged Mason to “stay strong” – sentiment shared by many throughout the game, including Hull midfielder Robert Snodgrass.
Stay strong @RyanMason
— Harry Kane (@HKane) January 22, 2017
Stay strong mate @RyanMason
— Robert snodgrass (@robsnodgrass7) January 22, 2017
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.”
— DM (@DavidMeyler7) January 22, 2017
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi offered “all our prayers and thoughts” to Mason.
Just got the updates about @RyanMason.. sad to hear, hope you will recover fast !!! All our prayers and thoughts are for you tonight
— Michy Batshuayi (@mbatshuayi) January 22, 2017