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​Hull statement reveals midfielder Mason conscious after skull fracture

Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason is conscious and has been speaking about the incident in which he fractured his skull during Sunday's game at Chelsea, the club said in a statement, reports BBC Sport.

The 25 year old clashed heads with Blues defender Gary Cahill 13 minutes into the Premier League match.

He was taken to St Mary's Hospital in London, where he had surgery.

"Ryan and his family have been extremely touched by the overwhelming support," added the statement.

"They would very much like to thank all of those who have posted such positive comments both on social media and in the press over the last 24 hours."

Hull added Mason would continue to be monitored at the hospital "over the coming days".

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