Bournemouth head coach Scott Parker has no doubts midfielder David Brooks will “come out combating” following his most cancers analysis.
“He is a appreciated and cherished member of the squad,” Parker advised BBC Radio Solent.
“The gamers will do every part they’ll to verify he and his household can be supported all through this.”
Former Sheffield United participant Brooks has scored three targets in 9 appearances for the Cherries this season and was on worldwide responsibility when the sickness was first detected by the Wales medical staff.
Parker, whose father handed away from most cancers 10 years in the past, says the membership have rallied round Brooks in current days.
“The primary focus now’s supporting him, his household and getting him via what can be a tricky time,” he mentioned.
“We are going to get the mechanisms in place to provide him the energy and assist him pull via, which can be troublesome.
“He is on the highway to restoration now, he’ll come out the again of this and he will be combating and be the perfect David Brooks all of us love and know.”
Hodgkin lymphoma is a most cancers of the lymphatic system, an vital a part of the immune system.
Parker started working with Brooks following his appointment as Bournemouth head coach in June and has spoken in depth along with his squad since his analysis.
“The conversations I’ve had to date with the gamers are ones the place we’ll help him via every part,” he mentioned.
“We’re all decided to verify we will get him again out doing the stuff he loves. My one focus for the previous week has been ensuring he’s in the perfect place, seeing the perfect individuals and getting the perfect remedy.
“That is not simply me although, that is everybody on the soccer membership.”
Cherries supporters are planning a minute’s applause on seven minutes for the midfielder, whose squad quantity is seven, throughout their Championship fixture at Bristol Metropolis on Saturday.
Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers says the entire squad are behind Brooks after studying of his analysis.
“We had been all shocked and saddened after we heard the information,” he advised BBC South As we speak. “He is a large a part of this membership and such an unbelievable expertise.
“The primary factor is that he is match and wholesome and guarantee that we’re sturdy for him and maintain getting outcomes.”