The former Manchester United and England captain, Bryan Robson, is battling throat cancer.
Robson, 54, who is currently Thailand’s national team manager, underwent an operation to remove a tumour from his throat on 3 March in a Bangkok hospital, a United spokesman confirmed.
A laboratory report revealed a cancerous tumour that will need further treatment, according to the Manchester Evening News.
The spokesman added that surgeons were ‘confident’ the condition could be treated.
They added: ‘At this moment, Bryan is fine to continue with his role as Thailand coach and his role as ambassador of Manchester United.
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