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Newcastle United Official Statement On Jonas Gutierrez

7 years ago

Monday night saw [intlink id=”47452″ type=”post”]Jonas Gutierrez go public on his battle[/intlink] with testicular cancer.

The revelation brought instant messages of support from around the world, both from those who knew him and the many more who didn’t.

Wednesday night has seen Newcastle United release an official club statement saying they were aware of his condition but have been respecting his privacy (Jonas is pictured on the day the incident happened with Bacary Sagna, a collision with the Arsenal player the start of Jonas’ problems).

Official Club Statement

Newcastle United can confirm that winger Jonas Gutierrez is continuing to receive treatment in Argentina after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.

The Club has been aware of Jonas’ condition for some time but has respected his wish for privacy as he undergoes treatment with his friends and family around him.

Newcastle United managing director, Lee Charnley, said:

“We have and will continue to offer Jonas our full support.

“We thank our fans for their kind messages of support for Jonas and the thoughts and best wishes of everyone connected to Newcastle United are with him at this time.”

The club kindly requests that Jonas’ privacy is respected ahead of further enquiries.


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