Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has urged the Professional Footballers' Association to help Paul Gascoigne, who is struggling with alcoholism and depression.
This is not fun watching. Gazza needs help. Come on PFA & Gordon Taylor, time to step up.
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