X-ray of Demba Ba’s broken leg shows full severity of the injury

An X-ray has been released of Demba Ba’s broken leg showing the full severity of the injury, writes Stephen Barry.

The ex-Chelsea forward faces a battle to resume his career in the Chinese Super League after suffering the horrific leg break.

Warning: Some viewers may find this video distressing.

Playing for Shanghai Shenhua, Ba’s left leg tangled with defender Sun Xiang and was left at a right angle.

The X-ray makes almost as grim a viewing as the incident itself.

“It could end his professional career,” manager Gregorio Manzano said.

“I would rather lose the game than lose Ba.”


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