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Former Celtic player Liam Miller reveals cancer battle

Former Celtic player Liam Miller reveals cancer battle

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

He's reportedly receiving treatment in the USA. He's still fighting it.

"Pray to God he pulls through this battle with cancer, my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family".

McManus also clarified various media reports. All thoughts go out to him and his family, I think he has three children as well. Praying he can get better'.

Among those first to send messages of support around the former midfielder was ex-Celtic and Arsenal striker John Hartson, who beat testicular cancer in 2009 after it spread to his brain and lungs.

"Thoughts and prayers are with my old team Mate and friend Liam Miller as he and his attractive family fight through this battle!"

He was signed by Alex Ferguson at United in 2004, and went on to play for Leeds, Sunderland, Queens Park Rangers and Hibernian.

While Stoke playmaker Charlie Adam added: "Thoughts are with Liam Miller and his family at this tough time.#staystrong".

"The thoughts of everyone at Manchester United go out to Liam Miller and his loved ones at this hard time". "Thoughts and prayers are with my old team-mate and friend Liam Miller as he and his handsome family fight through this battle!"

He announced his retirement in 2016 and has been working on his UEFA badges ahead of a possible career in coaching.