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Fulham midfielder Kevin McDonald is about to have a kidney transplant on Friday along with his brother because the donor.
McDonald, 32, exclusively told Sky Sports News in March he had been playing for over a decade with kidney disease and desires a doubtlessly career-ending operation.
Updating his Instagram followers for the primary time since then, McDonald wrote on Monday: “For these questioning the place issues are at concerning 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 all the time in your help all through.”
The Scotland worldwide first found a problem 14 years in the past after a medical throughout his transfer from Dundee to Burnley when he was 18 highlighted some abnormalities.
McDonald has gone on to make over 500 skilled appearances and has represented his nation on 5 events.
Talking in March, McDonald informed Sky Sports activities Information: “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 persistent 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 might get via my soccer profession, then have a kidney transplant on the finish of it however, sadly, it isn’t occurred.”
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