Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute Leukaemia
Super Eagles of Nigeria and Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. During the pre-season testing, some blood abnormalities were discovered in his test results. The disease requires immediate chemotherapy. Ikeme has played over 200 times for Wolves.
Wolverhampton Wanderers managing director Laurie Dalrymple said “it would be an understatement to say that everyone at Wolves has been shocked and saddened to hear the news of Carl’s diagnosis. That relates to both players and staff as Carl has been at the club for a very long time and remains such an integral personality within the group.”
Carl has been an integral part of the Wolves squad for a while now and the Wolves MD also reiterated that the club will offer him their unflinching support in this dire time. “At the same time, we all know what a fighter and a competitor Carl is, and I have no doubt that he will take all of those attributes into this battle. Similarly, its goes without saying that Carl and his family will receive the full love and support that we at Wolves can provide – we are all with him every single step of the way towards a full recovery.”