Pablo Marí: Stabbed Arsenal defender faces two months out after surgical procedure

Marí joined Italian aspect Monza on a season-long mortgage from Arsenal in August

Arsenal’s Pablo Marí mentioned he felt “lucky” to flee life-threatening accidents after being stabbed and seeing “a person die in front of me” in an Italian grocery store.

Milan’s Niguarda hospital carried out surgical procedure to reconstruct two injured muscle mass in Marí’s again.

Italy’s Carabinieri police mentioned a 47-year-old grocery store worker was killed in Thursday’s assault in Milan.

One other worker was left injured together with 4 clients, together with Marí.

The 29-year-old, who’s on mortgage at Monza from Arsenal, had been strolling across the grocery store together with his spouse and son when he was stabbed within the again, stories Gazzetta dello Sport.

“After the hard moment we experienced yesterday, both my family and I want to communicate that fortunately we are all fine despite the circumstances,” Mari wrote on Twitter on Friday afternoon, alongside an image from his hospital mattress.

“We want to thank all the messages of support and affection that we are receiving.

“As well as, we wish to ship our condolences and all our power to the household and mates of the deceased particular person, and we sincerely want that each one injured individuals get well as quickly as doable.”

Monza said Marí’s surgery went well, adding that he will remain in hospital for two or three days before starting the rehabilitation process.

“Such a muscle harm often requires two months of relaxation earlier than one can resume bodily actions,” the membership mentioned.

Italian outlet Corriere della Sera reported that former Napoli player Massimo Tarantino was among those who immobilised and disarmed the attacker before police arrived.

“I am not a hero. I did not do something particular,” mentioned 51-year-old Tarantino.

Monza chief executive Adriano Galliani said the club have asked the Italian football league to postpone Monday’s Serie A match at home to Bologna scheduled for Monday because the team is “in a complete state of shock”.

“I am pleased with the result of the surgical procedure, however we requested to postpone the subsequent league sport,” Galliani informed Gazzetta.

“Final evening our gamers have been crying. The boys are in shock. We have no idea if our request shall be accepted or not.”

Marí joined Arsenal from Brazilian side Flamengo in January 2020 and played 19 times for the Gunners before joining Udinese on loan at the start of the year.

He was then loaned to newly promoted Monza in August.

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