Ossie Ardiles transferred to Buenos Aires hospital

Ossie Ardiles will undergo further tests at a hospital in Buenos Aires after being involved in a car accident earlier this week.

Former Tottenham Hotspur star Ossie Ardiles has been transferred to a hospital in Buenos Aires for further tests after being involved in a car crash.

The ex-Argentina international required 20 stitches in his head following the accident on the Falkland Islands, and has been moved to his home country's capital as a precaution.

"I can confirm that Carlos Marcellan and Ossie Ardiles were last night transferred to Buenos Aires for further investigations. We hope they both have a speedy recovery," BBC Sport quotes a spokesperson for the Falkland Islands government as saying.

Ardiles, who was filming a documentary when the incident took place, was initially treated at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital on the Falkland Islands, along with six other passengers.

Osvaldo Ardiles attends the Golden Foot Award press conference at Grimaldi Forum on October 16, 2013
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