Diego Maradona, who was admitted last Monday and subsequently operated on for brain swelling, insists on leaving the hospital, although his doctor declines to release him so that he can continue with withdrawal treatment.

“I believe that This is the first time or one of the few times that Diego has been told no. I think he needs a lot of care, we all know that Diego needs a lot of care, “Dr. Leopoldo Luque, his personal physician, said in statements to the press on Friday.

At the doors of the Olivos Clinic, north of Buenos Aires, where “el 10” is admitted, the also neurosurgeon remarked that Maradona, 60, is a “difficult” person.

“I have been criticized and Diego’s medical care has been criticized. What I have always wanted most since I met him is to give him the best care, but Diego is very difficult, very difficult, he cannot imagine what Diego is, but this time we had to be or try, we are trying to be stronger than him, “he said.

As it happened earlier this week, Luque recalled that the current Gymnastics and Fencing coach La Plata He “keeps insisting” that he wants to leave the hospital, although “he always understood” that he has to stay “and” he is going to stay. “

The doctor pointed out that the former soccer player is now sedated to “calm” the withdrawal process, although he did not give more details about it.