David Luiz however continued playing in the match with blood dripping into the white bandage wrapped around his head until half-time when he was substituted by Rob Holding.
Football’s lawmakers IFAB have allowed concussion substitutes to be used on a trial basis with the English Football Association in a bid to fully adapt the practice in this season’s FA Cup.
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Mexican striker Raul Jimenez is currently receiving treatment after he collided his head with Arsenal defender David Luiz during their Premier league clash at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020.
Former Chelsea and Celtic striker Chris Sutton has been an activist for the adaptation of the concussion substitutes and investigation into the high rate of retired footballers suffering from neurodegenerative diseases.
“The terrible head collision between Raul Jimenez and David Luiz. It’s time football adapted and refine the old practices to suit the current realities and immediately adapt the temporary concussion substitutes,” Chris Sutton tweeted.
“Jimenez is clearly in a bad shape but conscious. And has David Luiz been checked properly to confirm if his perfectly fine?”
Wolves ignored off the injury of their top scorer to bag a 2-1 lead before half-time as Pedro Neto and Daniel Podence where exceptional and in turn secured the 3 points for Wolves.