Norwich Metropolis goalkeeper Dan Barden has been recognized with testicular most cancers.
The 20-year-old is on mortgage with Scottish Premiership aspect Livingston however he’ll now spend a while away from soccer.
Norwich stated: “After the preliminary prognosis, Barden has since undergone comply with up checks and can proceed with a intently monitored therapy programme over the approaching interval.”
Barden stated: “It has been a really tough and difficult interval, however the help of my household, associates and colleagues has helped get me via the previous few weeks.
“I can not thank the medical departments at each Norwich and Livingston sufficient, in addition to everybody on the Royal Marsden Hospital.
“The velocity at which the whole lot has moved has been loopy, however everybody has been completely good with me.
“Each Daniel Farke and the Livingston supervisor, David Martindale, have additionally been very supportive.
“The preliminary prognosis was an actual shock for me, however the optimistic factor is that we have caught it early and the prognosis and subsequent steps have all been optimistic.
“I am optimistic and have a optimistic mindset. I am assured that I will be capable of beat it and that I will be again on the market doing what I like quickly.
“I might wish to thank everybody round me for his or her help. I do know that the approaching interval will likely be difficult and would ask for privateness for me and my household at this stage. The place potential, I will do what I can to replace on my progress.
“Thanks as soon as once more for the help. See everybody quickly.”
Norwich Metropolis sporting director Stuart Webber stated: “Everybody at Norwich Metropolis needs Dan a speedy restoration.
“Our love and ideas are with him and his household as he begins this newest problem in his life.
“Dan is a part of our household and we glance out for our personal. He is aware of we’re with him each step of the best way.
“The care and a spotlight Dan has had up to now has been high class. We thank everybody who has seemed out for him and we’re grateful for Livingston, for appearing on Dan’s signs and alerting us.”
“We won’t wait to welcome Dan again to Carrow Highway and the Lotus Coaching Centre.”