Everton Winger Aaron Lennon Receiving Treatment For Stress-Related Illness

Everton Winger Aaron Lennon Receiving Treatment For Stress-Related Illness
May 3, 2017

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Everton winger Aaron Lennon was detained last night under the Mental Health Act and is currently receiving treatment for a stress-related illness. The Englishman most recently played for Everton on the 11th of February, coming off the bench at Middlesbrough.

Officers were called to a location in Salford, Greater Manchester, following concerns over his state of mind. Lennon was reportedly at the side of a busy thoroughfare close to the M602 motorway.

Ronald Koeman also gave an update on the winger last month ahead of a fixture against Manchester United, stating that he “was not in a physical way to be part of the team”.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed Lennon is receiving hospital care:

“Police were called at around 4.35pm on Sunday 30 April 2017 to reports of a concern for the welfare of a man on Eccles Old Road,” read a statement from GMP.

“Officers attended and a 30-year-old man was detained under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act and was taken to hospital for assessment.”

The player’s representatives statement read: “Aaron Lennon is currently receiving care and treatment for a stress-related illness.

Lennon joined Everton from Tottenham in September 2015 for £4 million. The winger has been capped for England 21 times, also featuring in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups.

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