Ex-Man Utd ace battling cancer and 'being treated in US'

Miller who also played for Leeds attracted tributes from former team-mates on social media

My thoughts are with Liam miller and his family this morning.

Very bad news about Liam Miller keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through.

And while Manchester United, Celtic and Leeds expressed their support online, Danish side Aarhus (where Miller was on loan in 2001) also said that Miller was not forgotten there.

There has been an outpouring of support following the devastating news, with a number of Miller's friends and former teammates, including Ian Harte, John Hartson and Darren O'Dea, offered their support to the talented midfielder during his cancer battle.

Miller, who won 21 global caps over a 16-year career, broke through at Celtic before he was lured to the Premier League by Alex Ferguson in 2004.

O'Neill gave the Cork man his debut at Celtic and the 36-year-old later played under Republic assistant manager Roy Keane at Sunderland.

He made 21 appearances for the Republic of Ireland.

Former Celtic and Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov, who recovered from acute leukaemia tweeted: "I'm saddened to hear the news about my old team-mate Liam Miller".

"We heard the news, our thoughts go out to him and his family", Mr Meyler said.

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"Hope he can get through this hard time in his life".

The former Welsh worldwide said: "My thoughts are with Liam Miller and his family this morning".

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