Former PFA chief offers support to Aaron Lennon

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The Former chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association, Clarke Carlisle, has offered his support to the Everton player Aaron Lennon.

Lennon has been detained under the Mental Health Act, after he was taken to hospital on Sunday to be assessed, following concerns for his welfare.

Carlisle, a former Burnley player, has himself suffered from mental health issues: