Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez has thanked fans via his Twitter account and during an interview on Argentinian television for their support after revealing that he has been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer.
The 31-year-old has been receiving chemotherapy in Argentina for the past month and tweeted his appreciation for all of the fans’ support: “Thanks for all the messages. Always looking forward.”
The midfielder, who was loaned to Norwich City in January 2014, told TyC Sports on Argentinian television: “When I confirmed that I had cancer I went home crying. This was the most difficult game I had to play.”
“I detected a tumor in a…