Goodwill messages pour in for Petrov

Messages of support from Petrov's current and former teammates have poured in after the Aston Villa captain was diagnosed with Acute Leukaemia.

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1 of the nicest guys you'll ever meet and a top captain too. #Prayer4Petrov

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I feel very sad with the new of our captain Petrov,our support for him and his family,he is very strong and will win this battle

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Absolutely inconsolable here regarding Stilian.He will overcome this like all the other barriers he faced in his life..

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Petrov Leukaemia diagnosis

Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov has been diagnosed with Acute Leukaemia, the club have announced.