Gazza spoke to his doctor and said 'I need help'

Former England footballer Gary Mabbutt has spoken to ITV Daybreak about his friend, and former team player Paul Gascoigne.

The football star had a 'bad reaction' to a detox at a US clinic but is reportedly on the 'long road to recovery'.

Mabutt said: "I spoke to him last Sunday and he was in a very bad way."

He added that on Monday, he spoke to his doctor and said, "I need help."

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Gazza on 'road to recovery'

Paul Gascoigne's former team-mate at Tottenham Hotspurs, Gary Mabbutt, has said the football star had a 'bad reaction' to a detox at a US clinic but is on the 'long road to recovery'.