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Former Celtic player Liam Miller reveals cancer battle

Former Celtic player Liam Miller reveals cancer battle”

He's reportedly receiving treatment in the USA.

His former Hibs teammate Tam McManus tweeted that Miller had been receiving treatment in the U.S., where he last played, but will be returning home today to begin chemotherapy.

"The thoughts of everyone at Manchester United go out to Liam Miller and his loved ones at this hard time", read a post from the club's official Twitter account.

Miller, who has been playing in the American third-tier United Soccer League for Wilmington Hammerheads, first made his name in Martin O'Neill's Celtic team in 2004.

"I heard about it just recently but didn't know how bad it was". All thoughts go out to him and his family, I think he has three children as well.

We wish him nothing but the best in his fight ahead, and hope for a speedy recovery.

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"The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Celtic Football Club are with Liam Miller and his family at this time, ' read a tweet from the Scottish champions" Twitter account.

Miller also played more than 20 times for the Republic of Ireland and was a firm favourite under ex-manager Giovanni Trapattoni.

Miller is understood to be fighting pancreatic cancer, undergoing treatment in America last month before returning home.

The former Welsh worldwide said: "My thoughts are with Liam Miller and his family this morning".

There has been an outpouring of support following the devastating news, with a number of Miller's friends and former teammates, including Ian Harte, John Hartson and Darren O'Dea, offered their support to the talented midfielder during his cancer battle.



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