Arsenal Football Club received some upsetting news this morning after they found out that former-assistant manager and player Pat Rice has been sent to hospital for cancer treatment.
The legendary figure spent 44-years at Arsenal and today Arsene Wenger spoke to the club’s official website about the tragic news.
on the news…
“It’s very sad news. Not only do we love him but of course we are very grateful for what he has done here. We are in touch with him but I trust his legendary strength to get over it. I’m confident that he still has the fighting spirit he always had to get over it and that he will come out in a successful way.”
on his strength of character…
“That’s what he needs now – he has that. In such a difficult period it’s a huge resource. His mental state is very determined, very strong as he always has been. He will fight for that, I have complete trust that he will come out in a very strong way and of course let’s hope for the best.”
Written by Alex Batt – @AlexBatt – @AlexsArticles