Middlesbrough star Jelle Vossen gives injury update on Twitter after sickening head clash

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The Belgian was knocked out in the game with Leeds this afternoon.

Leeds United defeated Middlesbrough this afternoon, thanks to a solitary strike from Alex Mowatt in the early stags of the game.

But they had to hold out against the title chasing Boro, who pushed them all the way into the ninth minute of added time. The reason why the game had to go on so long, was due to a horrific injury for Boro forward Jelle Vossen.

The Belgian was involved with a clash of heads with Leeds midfielder Lewis Cook in the second half and was knocked unconscious by the incident. There was a lengthy stoppage in play as medical staff tended to the wounded Belgian forward, who remained motionless for a number of minutes.

In the end he was stretchered off at the Riverside, to a round of applause from both home and away fans who were clearly concerned over the health of the striker.

But he has now confirmed he is OK, kind of.

He took to Twitter to state he had received the all clear from hospital tests on the injury but that in regards to remembering the incident, he was lagging.

Vossen will now hope to be fit in time for the Tuesday tie with Bolton Wanderers.

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