Cech offers to help Mason with his recovery after fractured skull surgery

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The Czech Republic international said it was important for him to support the 25-year-old as he felt anxious during his recovery from a similar issue

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has offered his support to Ryan Mason as the Hull City midfielder recovers from surgery on a fractured skull.

The former Tottenham player suffered the injury after a nasty clash of heads with Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, with Mason taken to hospital following the incident.

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And Cech, who himself suffered a fractured skull during a meeting with Reading back in 2006, has said he is happy to help the 25-year-old with his recovery.

He told Arsenal's official website: “I offered him my support because I have experience in what he’s going through, and I’m happy to share my experience if it helps him.

“The possibility to be able to offer him my experience, it was the first thing I had in my mind to do.

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“I’m obviously glad that he’s back home and that he’s started his recovery process. Hopefully he will get well very soon.

“When you’re in this situation, you need people around you to help.

“Then you have someone who has the experience and can tell you: ‘Don’t worry about this, it’s completely normal, and don’t worry about that because I went through it too.’

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“It can obviously help because you have a lot of doubts, a lot of questions and nobody seems to have the answer.

"You can have someone who went through that and they can tell you not to worry about it, it will just take time and that you can carry on doing what you’re doing. 

“You need your closest around you to help you when you don’t feel right. It’s a situation which not only involves the person who got injured, but also the people who are supporting him, the people around him like his family. Even for them it’s a challenging situation."


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