The Spaniard has sent a message of care to the Nigeria international who was diagnosed with acute leukemia on Thursday
Manchester United’s David De Gea has joined other goalkeepers in the world to support Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Carl Ikeme.
The Nigerian who is to begin chemotherapy returned ”abnormal blood tests’’ during pre-season testing and further diagnosis confirmed he had acute leukaemia.
De Gea took to his official Twitter handle on Friday to inform him that the football family are solidly behind him.
”#KeepStrong Carl Ikeme, all goalkeepers and the football family are with you!,’’ he tweeted.
All goalkeepers and the football family are with you! pic.twitter.com/gBKKVcaD0Q
— David De Gea (@D_DeGea) July 7, 2017
Estamos todos contigo @Carl_Ikeme !
Mucha mucha fuerza ! #KeepStrong pic.twitter.com/hznKI5EWcZ
— Marc ter Stegen (@mterstegen1) July 7, 2017
All the best @Carl_Ikeme … https://t.co/4G9x8PbWXF
— Petr Cech (@PetrCech) July 6, 2017
Stay strong and positive big man @Carl_Ikeme You will beat this disease and come back stronger #GKunion
— Shay Given (@No1shaygiven) July 6, 2017
Stay strong Carl Ikeme, I am sure you will overcome this battle!
— Asmir Begovic (@asmir1) July 6, 2017
Thoughts are with you and your family bigman @Carl_Ikeme
— Marcus Bettinelli (@marcusbettss) July 7, 2017
My thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Great person who is always positive. Be strong, praying for you! @Carl_Ikeme
— Ali Al-Habsi (@AliAlhabsi) July 7, 2017
Sending my love to you @carl_ikeme and your family at this time. Keep strong big man, I know you’re a fighter!
— Wayne Hennessey (@WayneHennessey1) July 6, 2017
Mucha mucha fuerza @Carl_Ikeme !!
Te mando un gran abrazo!! pic.twitter.com/49A1bBUygp
— Iker Casillas (@IkerCasillas) July 6, 2017
Very sad to hear of the illness of @Carl_Ikeme, #KeepStrong and keep fighting, we are all behind you! pic.twitter.com/c47sO1VV74
— Loris Karius (@LorisKarius) July 7, 2017