Cudicini to undergo wrist and pelvic surgery after horror motorbike smash

13 November 2009 01:39
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini is set to undergo wrist and pelvic surgery today, the club have confirmed.

The former Chelsea No 1 is fighting to save his career after a motorbike smash left him with broken wrists and a damaged pelvis.

Cudicini suffered the injuries, which the London Ambulance Servicedescribed as 'possibly life-changing', after crashing his BMW superbikeinto a Ford Fiesta on Forest Road, Walthamstow, East London at 10.30amyesterday.

Carnage: Spurs keeper Carlo Cudicini (above) crashed his superbike on a London road, where Police survey the scene and an air ambulance stands by (below)

An update on the keeper's condition on the club's website read: 'Carlo Cudicini is scheduled to undergo wrist and pelvic surgery today.

'The goalkeeper has been transferred to a private hospital where he is under the care of specialists.

Head of medical Services at the Hospital, Wayne Diesel, said: 'We have leading specialists looking after Carlo and once surgery is complete and his recovery is underway, we will have a clearer idea of how many weeks he will be out for.'

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp said: 'We are all sorry to hear about what has happened to Carlo. We are just relieved that the injuries that he sustained in the accident weren't more serious.‬‪ ‬‪

'Everyone at the Club sends their best wishes and we hope that he recovers soon.'

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Source: Daily_Mail