‘Keep strong' – De Gea sends message of support to Carl Ikeme

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The Spaniard has sent a message of care to the Nigeria international who was diagnosed with acute leukemia on Thursday

Manchester United’s David De Gea has joined other goalkeepers in the world to support Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Carl Ikeme.

The Nigerian who is to begin chemotherapy returned ''abnormal blood tests’’ during pre-season testing and further diagnosis confirmed he had acute leukaemia.

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De Gea took to his official Twitter handle on Friday to inform him that the football family are solidly behind him.

''#KeepStrong Carl Ikeme, all goalkeepers and the football family are with you!,’’ he tweeted.

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