Joined by our journalist Serge Vermeiren, a close friend of Eddy Merckx was reassuring Monday. The "Cannibal", admitted to intensive care, came out during the day. According to him, "he is better but still has to rest. "
It's okay for Eddy
His friend Paul Van Himst, a real icon at Sporting Anderlecht, visited him. Outside the hospital, he gave some news of Eddy Merckx. "It's okay for Eddy, after a few days I think he'll be able to go home.", he told our colleagues in the Dutch-language daily Het Laatste Nieuws. Reassuring news.
SudPresse said Tuesday morning that Merckx had joined another unit of the hospital to stay under observation for several days, and undergo a battery of exams.
We still do not know everything about the origin of the accident, but many mention an overwork that would have led to discomfort on the way.