ottenham head coach Ryan Mason has urged Raul Jimenez to prioritise his well being over a fast return to motion and known as for a rule change to forestall the type of accidents suffered by himself and the Wolves ahead.
Mason was pressured to retire as a participant in February 2018 after struggling a horrific cranium fracture following a conflict of heads whereas taking part in for Hull Metropolis towards Chelsea in 2017.
Jimenez has returned to coaching after struggling the same harm when Arsenal’s David Luiz collided with the again of his head on the Emirates Stadium in November.
The Mexican, whose Wolves facet go to Mason’s Spurs on Sunday, is about to see a specialist on Could 18 to find out whether or not he can return to motion earlier than the top of the season.
“I hope he’s okay, I actually do,” Mason advised a pre-match press convention. “I do know the feelings and emotions he’s going by way of for the time being with him and his household. A very powerful factor and the one recommendation I might give is that your well being is an important factor on this scenario.
“To again that up, I might go down a special route by way of the larger image and say perhaps extra must be carried out with a majority of these challenges and the notion of a majority of these challenges.
“I stated it for a couple of years now after my incident. I didn’t prefer to see that nothing has actually modified and Raul’s as nicely, the identical factor, a similar late problem from behind and the notion hasn’t modified.
“Perhaps inside the guidelines one thing must be modified. I don’t know [what exactly] however from a technical standpoint a late problem from behind with extreme drive ticks all of the bins to be a foul problem, however for some motive with head challenges and accidents, this isn’t the case.
“Hopefully going ahead it will change. I’m optimistic that the Premier League and the PGMOL are listening and it’s a matter of time. Hopefully that can change.
“I hope he’s okay and returns to play, I actually do, however an important factor for any participant is your well being. He has a household too so hopefully the conversations he has and the scans he has produce constructive outcomes and he can return to the soccer pitch.”