Tom Lockyer planning return to Luton after cardiac arrest | EUROtoday

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Luton captain Tom Lockyer has thanked the “heroes” who saved his life after he suffered a cardiac arrest at Bournemouth earlier this month.

The 29-year-old collapsed within the 59th minute of the Premier League conflict at Vitality Stadium, ensuing within the Dec 16 fixture being deserted.

Lockyer was discharged from hospital 5 days later after a process to suit an implantable cardioverter defibrillator.

The Welshman made his first feedback for the reason that incident by way of his Instagram account on New Year’s Eve, offering an replace on his well-being and expressing gratitude to all those that helped him.

“I would just like to say that I am doing very well and feeling very much myself after the cardiac arrest I suffered in Bournemouth,” Lockyer mentioned. “The reason I’m doing so well is all down to the heroic actions of the players, staff, doctors and paramedics.

“I feel thankful that this happened to me surrounded by these heroes. They saved my life. I will never forget what you did for me.”