Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba's young son cried out as he saw him collapse on TV during a football match as he suffered a cardiac arrest.
Three-year-old Joshua called out "Mummy, daddy is frozen", as they looked on helplessly during the live game.
Bolton Boss Owen Coyle spoke to Muamba last night and says he sounds fantastic and he wouldn't rule out a comeback.
Bolton boss Owen Coyle has been speaking about the continual improvement Fabrice Muamba has made since his cardiac arrest last month. He said he spoke to him on the phone last night and wouldn't rule out a return to the top flight.
Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Mumaba has issued the following statement after being being released from hospital.
– Fabrice Muamba
I am naturally very pleased to be discharged from hospital and would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to every single member of staff at The London Chest Hospital who have played a part in my care.
Their dedication, professionalism and expertise is simply amazing and I will forever be in their debt. I also wish to say thank you to all the many well-wishers who have sent thousands of messages of support.
Now I am out of hospital, I am looking forward to continuing my recovery and spending precious time with my family.
Bolton Wanderers have confirmed Fabrice Muamba has been discharged from the London Chest Hospital.
A spokesman said
– Barts NHS Trust, Spokesman
Barts Health can confirm that Fabrice Muamba has now been discharged following several weeks of treatment. All our staff wish him the very best in his ongoing recovery.
Sky Sports News are reporting Bolton player Fabrice Muamba has been discharged from the London Chest Hospital. More as it breaks.