Oyogist has learned that England premier league side, Bournemouth have confirmed that it’s midfielder David Brooks has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.
The 24-year-old had previously underwent medical examinations when it was confirmed he has stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Brooks will now undergo treatment from next week after what the player describes as “an initial positive prognosis”.
In a statement on the club’s website, Brooks said: “This is a very difficult message for me to write.“I have been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma and will begin a course of treatment next week.
“Although this has come as a shock to myself and my family, the prognosis is a positive one and I am confident that I will make a full recovery and be back playing as soon as possible.
“I’d like to show my appreciation to the doctors, nurses, consultants and staff who have been treating me for their professionalism, warmth and understanding during this period.
“I want to thank everyone at the Football Association of Wales because without the swift attention of their medical team we may not have detected the illness.
“I’d also like to say thank you to AFC Bournemouth for all their support and assistance this past week. Brooks said Further.
Brooks has played for Bournemouth since 2015.