Wednesday January 30 2013
Hernanes: 'No idea what happened'

Hernanes spent the night in hospital after a nasty clash of heads with Juventus midfielder Luca Marrone. “I have no idea what happened.”

The Lazio star appeared to be out cold in mid-air and landed heavily during last night’s 2-1 Coppa Italia semi-final victory.

Although he was seen holding a tissue to stem the bleeding to his head when stretchered off, Hernanes now reveals he was going in and out of consciousness.

“I have no idea what happened,” he said. “I started to regain consciousness in the ambulance, but I have no memory of the impact.

“When I arrived at the hospital, they told me we were in the Final and the joy drowned out the pain. I want to thank the fans who supported me and the team, as they always give us positive energy.

“If it were up to me, I’d play the next game.”

Nonetheless, Hernanes is expected to be rested for this weekend’s trip to Genoa.