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Espargaro to undergo surgery due to #FrenchGP crash

Espargaro to undergo surgery due to #FrenchGP crash

Aleix Espargaro will undergo surgery on May 19 in Barcelona after the injury he suffered on his right hand during his Le Mans crash.

The Spaniard went to Barcelona to be examined by Doctor Xavier Mir, who has done several tests on Aleix’s hand and has finally diagnosed a rupture of the collateral ligament of the thumb of the right hand.

Dr. Xavier Mir: “Aleix suffered a rupture in the ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the right thumb, confirmed by ultrasound and x-rays. This injury causes joint instability and therefore a surgical repair is necessary.”

The surgery will take place May 19 at 11am at Clinica Dexeus in Barcelona. After the surgery Espargaro will stay in the hospital for the whole night, but at the moment it is impossible to anticipate the exact time he will need for recovery.

His objective is to be ready for the next GP of Italy at Mugello at the end of the month.
 

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MotoGP, 2015, MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE, FP3, Aleix Espargaro, Team SUZUKI ECSTAR

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