'Get well soon Aaron' - Football world offers support to Lennon

After revelations that the 30-year-old attacker is suffering from "stress-related" troubles, he has received great support

Following the revelation that Everton winger Aaron Lennon has been sectioned under the mental health act, the football world has offered its support to the England international.

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Lennon, 30, is suffering from a “stress-related illness” and that has led to many players and organisations offering their thoughts.

There were also messages of support from other sports, with former heavyweight champion boxer Frank Bruno, who suffered from mental illness, making his voice heard.

Meanwhile, the PFA has reminded its members that they have the opportunity to discuss any issues that they may be having.

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