List of worst injuries in the Premier League and details of recovery time, as English football saw horror last night when Andre Gomes got injured.
In the Everton Vs Tottenham, Andre Gomes suffered a horrific injury, which will probably keep him out for rest of the season. it was quite uncomfortable to see him struggling.
Skysports even removed the part where Gomes collided with Sergi Aurier, as it was a disturbing sight to watch. The Portuguese International was in massive pain and all the players around him were in distraught.
Heung-Min Son, by whom Gomes fell was in a state of trauma and broke in tears while watching his counterpart suffering. The player was consoled by few players and Aurier was seen making prayers for Gomes in the meantime.
Whereas, fans sitting at the near stands were horrified while seeing their player on the pitch. Later, the midfielder was taken away from the pitch on a stretcher and was given oxygen mask.
Indeed, it is one of the worst sights to watch in the history Premier League, with this we recount some of the worst injuries in the Premier League.
1. Gary Mabbutt – almost lost his eye (1993) Recovery time: Three months
Mabbutt shockingly suffered a fractured skull and eye socket after an accidental elbow from John Fashanu, later requiring the insertion of a metal plate into his cheek and two hours of surgery to save his eye.
Even after a quarter of a year on the sidelines, Mabbutt – who considered legal action against Fashanu – needed to wear a protective mask when he returned to Premier League action.
2. David Busst – double leg fracture (1996) Recovery time: Never played again
David Busst’s injury is often regarded as the worst injury to ever happen in the Premier League. Busst’s collision with Denis Irwin was so extreme that his cracked fibula bone pierced the skin.
Peter Schmeichel was so horrified that he vomited on the pitch and Busst remains thankful that he avoided a leg amputation. A pretty horrific thing to happen to any person.