Real Sociedad midfielder Sangalli, 23, suffers ‘mild stroke’
Real Sociedad midfielder Luca Sangalli, 23, in Spanish hospital after suffering ‘mild stroke’
- Sangalli had been named in the squad to take on Celta Vigo on Thursday night
- Sociedad revealed midfielder had been withdrawn after being taken to hospital
- He has played in six La Liga games this term following his debut two months ago
Real Sociedad midfielder Luca Sangalli was taken to hospital after suffering a mild stroke on Wednesday.
Sangalli had been named in the squad to take on Celta Vigo in the Copa Del Rey on Thursday night.
But the 23-year-old was withdrawn on Wednesday amid reports suggested he was suffering from flu.
Real Sociedad midfielder Luca Sangalli (right) was taken to hospital on Wednesday
However, Real Sociedad later released a statement, which read: ‘Luca Sangalli suffered a mild stroke this morning.
‘He is currently in the stroke unit of the Donostia University Hospital, where he will be studied.
The Spanish midfielder, who came through the Sociedad youth system, has played in six La Liga games this term following his debut two months ago.
Sangalli (centre) celebrates with teammates after scoring against Athletic Bilbao
The midfielder had scored his first goal in the 3-1 win over Bilbao.
La Liga clubs have flocked to social media to send Sangalli their best wishes, including Basque rivals Athletic Bilbao.
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