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Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo stable after suspected heart attack

Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo stable after suspected heart attack
From ESPN - January 8, 2018

Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo is in a stable condition after suffering a suspected heart attack on Saturday evening.

Novo, 38, was featuring for Rangers in the AOK Traditionsmasters 2018 in Berlin when he was taken ill after they had been knocked out of the round-robin event.

PA Sport reported that he was rushed to hospital from the Max-Schmeling-Halle arena before undergoing emergency surgery.

Rangers have now confirmed that Novo, who played at Ibrox between 2004 and 2010, is in a stable condition.

The club tweeted on Sunday night: "The club can confirm that Nacho Novo took ill after playing in Berlin yesterday. He was admitted to hospital and is in a stable condition.

"Everyone at the club wishes Nacho a speedy recovery."

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