Nigerian footballer, Moses Simon, has been reportedly rushed to hospital after being involved in an on-pitch accident.
According to a report by Punch Metro, Nigeria attacker Moses Simon narrowly escaped a serious injury at a practice match between his Belgian Jupiler side Gent and German second-tier club Nurnberg on Tuesday.
Reports say the 22-year-old crashed to the ground after 24 minutes in the encounter eventually won 1-0 by Gent, sparking fears that he had broken his leg.
The formerA� AjaxA� player, who helped the Super Eagles qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup, was rushed toA� hospitalA� for urgent attention.
Grave concerns were held for theA� possibility of theA� A�former Slovakia-basedA� winger, who has scored five goals forA� the Buffalos this term, representing Nigeria at the summerA� World Cup.
However,A� Brussels-based newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws reported late on Tuesday thatA� A�Simon only suffered a serious leg wound.
a�?Good news about the situation of Moses Simon, who was injuredA� during the practice match against Nuremberg. Photos showed aA� severeA� A�bruise, but no break,a�?A�the newspaper wrote.
The player, who withdrew fromA� Nigeriaa��sA� friendly against South American powerhouse Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia, on November 14 due to injury, has been linked with a A?6m move from Gent to relegation-threatened Premier League club West Brom in the January transfer window.
He has also been linked with the likes of West Ham, Swansea and Stoke.