The representative of Eric Abidal, David Venditelli explained that the news received so far are "hopeful".
"We know that the next few hours will be vital if all goes well. We have received with a big smile. Eric has asked me to thank all Catalans and the Spanish people and the world because it has received messages of support from around the world wishing to recover, "said the agent in a statement to TV3 after visiting the player in the Hospital Clinic. (via SPORT)