Norman Hunter: Leeds great remains ‘severely unwell’ in hospital with coronavirus

Leeds United great Norman Hunter remains “severely unwell” in hospital after contracting Covid-19, the club has confirmed.

The 76-year-old, who made 28 appearances for England and was part of the 1966 World Cup-winning squad, was admitted to hospital last Friday.

“His family would like to take this opportunity to thank all Leeds United supporters for their amazing messages and well wishes,” a club statement read.

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“They would also like to say a huge thank you the NHS doctors and nurses who continue to do an amazing job 24 hours a day for Norman and all of those currently in their care.

“We will continue to provide regular updates in the coming days. Keep fighting Norman, we are all with you.”

Hunter was part of the Leeds squad that won two First Division titles, an FA Cup, League Cup and two Fairs Cups during an illustrious career.

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