Fernando Alonso statement released as F1 star to remain in hospital after surgery
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Fernando Alonso has undergone successful surgery on a fractured jaw, it has been confirmed. The two-time world champion was involved in a cycling accident earlier this week and was taken to hospital, where he will remain for 48 hours.
A statement from Alpine F1 team read: “Following his cycling accident yesterday Fernando Alonso was kept under observation in hospital in Switzerland.
“Medics discovered a fracture in his upper jaw and conducted a successful corrective operation.
“The attending medical team are satisfied with his progress.
“Fernando will remain under observation in hospital for a further 48 hours.
“Looking forward, after a few days of complete rest, he will be able to progressively resume training.
“We expect him to be fully operational to undertake preparation for the season.
“Alpine F1 team and Fernando thank you for your wishes and will issue further updates when appropriate.”
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