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Celtic and Manchester United express support for Liam Miller

Celtic and Manchester United express support for Liam Miller

Former Manchester United and Republic of Ireland midfielder Liam Miller is reportedly battling cancer.

Reports emerged on Sunday night that the 36-year-old was battling pancreatic cancer and is now receiving chemotherapy treatment in the United States.

Former Hibs player Tam McManus tweeted that Miller - who played for Celtic, Manchester United and Sunderland - had been in the USA for treatment but had returned home to start chemotherapy today.

"I gave him his debut and he played wonderfully well in a Champions League game one evening, he was absolutely outstanding", O'Neill told reporters at today's press conference.

Ex-England striker Chris Sutton said: "All thoughts and prayers go out to my old teammate Liam Miller tonight".

But the football world this morning sent messages of support to the Irishman, who played 36 times for Leeds United scoring once between 2005 and 2006. We are thinking of him and we hope he can pull through and he's strong anyway.

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MARTIN O'NEILL HAS wished Liam Miller well in his battle with pancreatic cancer.

A short spell at Loftus Road was followed by stints at Hibernian, Australian clubs Perth Glory, Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City, home-town club Cork City and, most recently, Wilmington Hammerheads in America.

"That's from the whole team and everyone".

Very bad news about Liam Miller keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through.

"Hope he can get through this hard time in his life".