Hull defender Angus MacDonald has thanked the”football family” because of their support after he had been diagnosed with the early stages of bowel cancer earlier this season.
The 26-year-old had lately returned to training, was sidelined for almost a year because of deep vein thrombosis.
MacDonald revealed before which time he plans to go travelling he will undergo an operation at a fortnight.
He explained in two messages onto his Twitter account:”Thank you Football family – I am absolutely overwhelmed by the support which has come my way last week.
“Literally thousands of messages which I’m taking time studying today (Thursday) and It really has given me a enormous boost.
“I have a few weeks until my first op, so I’m going to love some time traveling and soak up as much positivity as I possibly can.”
MacDonald, who appeared for Hull signed from Barnsley but he has made just 13 league appearances.
The Winchester-born centre-half progressed through Reading’s academy and also had loan spells at Salisbury, Basingstoke, Torquay (twice) and AFC Wimbledon.
MacDonald was published by exploring in 2013 and had permanent stints until Barnsley signed him for an undisclosed commission in 2016.