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Mikel Arteta has backed the use of temporary concussion substitutes in football, following the horrific clash of heads between Raúl Jiménez and David Luiz during Arsenal’s defeat by Wolves.

The pair collided when contesting a corner early in Sunday night’s game and, while Jiménez was taken to hospital after a 10-minute delay having sustained a fractured skull, David Luiz played on with a bandaged head wound. He was substituted at half-time and Arsenal were criticised for allowing him to continue, although there is no suggestion they failed to follow concussion protocols.

Related: 'A terrific idea': Sir Geoff Hurst backs call for concussion substitutes in football

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