Argentina legend Diego Maradona is to have “routine surgical procedure” on a blood clot on his mind, his physician mentioned.
The 1986 World Cup winner, 60, was admitted to Ipensa clinic in Buenos Aires on Monday, affected by anaemia and dehydration.
Leopoldo Luque, Maradona’s private doctor, mentioned the surgical procedure would happen afterward Tuesday.
“He’s lucid, he understands, he agrees with the intervention,” Luque instructed reporters.
Maradona has been transferred to the Olivos Clinic in La Plata, the place he will likely be operated on at 8pm native time (23:00 GMT) by Luque, who’s a neurosurgeon.
Maradona now coaches Gimnasia y Esgrima in Argentina’s prime flight.
He attended the aspect’s recreation towards Patronato on Friday, his 60th birthday.
Supporters of Gimnasia y Esgrima have been congregating exterior the hospital carrying messages of assist for the previous Argentina ahead.
His former membership Napoli, who he helped to 2 Serie A titles, tweeted a message of assist.