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Cudicini to undergo wrist and pelvic surgery after horror motorbike smash

13 Nov 2009 13:39:14

Cudicini to undergo wrist and pelvic surgery after horror motorbike smash

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.'  Cudicini horror smash pictures: Spurs goalkeeper fights to save careerCarlo Cudicini hopes for new Spurs deal after stand-in heroicsPortsmouth reject swap offer from Spurs of Cudicini for JamesCHELSEA FC


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