AC Milan chief govt officer Ivan Gazidis has been recognized with throat most cancers however expects to make a full restoration, the Italian membership introduced on Tuesday.
“Our CEO, Ivan Gazidis, has been recognized with a most cancers of the throat,” the membership stated in an announcement.
“Based mostly on an intensive sequence of checks and scans, medical doctors count on he’ll make a full restoration.
“Ivan will stay operational throughout the needed therapy in specialised clinics.”
South African-born Gazidis joined Milan in 2018 after 9 years with Premier League membership Arsenal the place he carried out a radical change within the administration construction on the Emirates Stadium.
“After all, there may be by no means time for a prognosis of most cancers,” stated 56-year-old Gazidis in an announcement.
“However I’ve a really curable type of most cancers and a constructive prognosis.
“I’ve world class medical experience, and the help of so many family members and everybody on the Membership, and I’m assured based mostly on all recommendation that the most cancers will probably be handled efficiently, with a full restoration.
“My prognosis demonstrates the significance of standard medical examine ups, even should you don’t have signs.”
Seven-time European Cup winners Milan return to the Champions League subsequent season after a seven-year absence having completed runners-up in Serie A final marketing campaign.
“We now have a powerful group, each on and off the pitch,” stated Gazidis.
“I’ve full religion of their capacity to drive our Membership ahead over the approaching weeks. See you quickly and at all times Forza Milan.”