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Charlie Adam has devoted Dundee’s top-flight return to Kevin McDonald as the previous Darkish Blues star prepares to endure a kidney transplant on Friday.
Fulham star McDonald has been battling kidney illness for the final 14 months and will undergo surgery on Friday after an organ donation from his elder brother Fraser.
And Adam devoted Dundee’s promotion to the Scottish Premiership to McDonald moments after serving to them safe a 4-2 mixture play-off win over Kilmarnock.
“I need to dedicate this promotion to Kevin McDonald, who’s a former participant of Dundee and goes to go in and have a kidney transplant this week,” Adam informed Sky Sports activities.
“I need to dedicate that him. As footballers you undergo powerful instances, so Kevin if you’re watching: ‘That’s for you pal.’”
🗣 “I’ve taken my boyhood membership again to the Premiership… there can be loads of tears”
🗣 “I additionally need to dedicate this promotion to Kevin McDonald who has a kidney transplant subsequent week”
— Sky Sports activities Scotland (@ScotlandSky) May 24, 2021
McDonald took to Instagram earlier this week to disclose he was present process surgical procedure to keep away from being place on dialysis.
On his Instagram story, he wrote: “For these questioning the place issues are at concerning my well being.
“I’m on account of have my kidney transplant this Friday donated by my brother.
“I’ll replace you all on my restoration. Thanks as at all times in your assist all through.”
McDonald has been capped 5 instances by Scotland since he was handed his debut by Alex McLeish in 2018.
In the meantime, Adam couldn’t include his delight at attaining his objective of serving to his childhood membership get again to the highest of Scottish soccer.
Adam made a shock transfer north to Darkish Blues final summer season having spent eleven years in England at Liverpool, Stoke Metropolis, Blackpool and Studying.
“It’s one thing I’m actually happy with,” stated Adam who has 26 Scotland caps. “To captain and and take my boyhood membership again to the Premier League was what I got down to do. I’m glad I’ve managed to do this.
“There can be loads of tears. I need to thank my household and buddies who’ve supported me. It’s been a good time.
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