Manchester United fans have reacted to the news that academy player Max Taylor has been called up to the first-team squad for the first time after his chemotherapy treatment.
The 19-year-old defender underwent cancer treatment as doctors discovered the youngster had testicular cancer last season and was given the all-clear in September.
Manager Old Gunnar Solskjaer allowed Taylor to be a part of the squad as they travel to Kazakhstan to face Astana in the Europa League.
19-year-old Max Taylor in @ManUtd squad for Astana, just over 12 months after starting chemotherapy treatment for cancer. What an inspirational story.
— Simon Stone (@sistoney67) November 26, 2019
Taylor told the club’s official website that he wouldn’t have imagined that he would be travelling with the first team after his first few weeks of chemotherapy.
Supporters applauded the journey that Taylor has embarked on and were excited for him for being called up to the squad.
Here you will find some of the best responses from Manchester United fans:
Brilliant to hear! Great news lad 👏
— Supreme mate 🔴🏴 (@alexiszyn) November 26, 2019
Deserves an ovation from the away supporters
— Mayank Sharma (@MayankShharma) November 26, 2019
A Great story, what an inspiration
— John Ettery (@johnnyett) November 26, 2019
Deserves to start what a hero
— Liam🇸🇦🏴🇾🇪 (@ftbllliam_) November 26, 2019
Prospective.. amazing hope he wins the ballon d’or
— Dar Marzio (@DarMarzio) November 26, 2019
Really hope he plays.
— Chucky (@CPS_1992) November 26, 2019
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Good luck to him and hope he has a great healthy career
— sainath (@sainathkaka95) November 26, 2019
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