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Fulham midfielder Kevin McDonald will bear a kidney transplant on Friday together with his brother because the donor.
McDonald, 32, revealed in March he had been playing for over a decade with a kidney disease and requires an operation to enhance his long-term well being.
The Cottagers star confirmed on Monday that he’ll go below the knife on the finish of this week, together with his brother donating the kidney he wants.
Revealing the information to his Instagram followers, McDonald mentioned: “For these questioning the place issues are at relating to my well being. I am attributable to have my kidney transplant this Friday donated by my brother.
“I’ll replace you all on my restoration. Thanks as at all times on your help all through.”
McDonald has obtained messages of help from all through the world of soccer, with Charlie Adam dedicating Dundee’s play-off win over Kilmarnock to the Scottish star.
He mentioned: “There will likely be loads of tears however I wish to thank my household and associates who’ve supported me – it’s been a good time, however I additionally wish to dedicate this promotion to Kevin McDonald, a former participant at Dundee who’s going to have a kidney transplant this week.
“I wish to dedicate that to him as a result of as footballers we undergo powerful instances. Kev, should you’re watching, that’s for you pal.”
The Fulham star has revamped 500 skilled appearances for a number of golf equipment, together with Dundee, Burnley, Sheffield United and Wolves.
Talking in March, McDonald revealed to Sky Sports activities the severity of his situation: “I’ve acquired one kidney that does not work in any respect and one kidney that is about 10 per cent now.
“I have been enjoying with stage 1, to now stage 5 kidney illness, which is continual kidney illness, kidney failure.
“Through the years, my kidney perform has acquired worse. That is what occurs as a part of the illness, it will get worse over time.
“We hoped I may get by means of my soccer profession, then have a kidney transplant on the finish of it however, sadly, it isn’t occurred.”
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