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Arsenal keeper Cech offers support to fractured skull victim Mason

Petr Cech has revealed he offered his support to Ryan Mason after the Hull midfielder fractured his skull in a match against Chelsea last month, reports the London Evening Standard.

Mason was admitted to St Mary's Hospital in London within hours of the clash of heads with Gary Cahill in the game at Stamford Bridge on January 22.

The former Tottenham midfielder underwent surgery and left hospital on January 30. He is currently recovering at home with his family.

Cech can empathise with Mason's experience having also suffered a depressed fracture in a game for Chelsea against Reading in 2006.

The goalkeeper has worn a rugby-style headguard ever since though his injuries have cleared.

"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," Cech told Arsenal Player.

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

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

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