Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins is in critical condition after a heart attack at a London hospital
The 61-year-old is said to have fought for his life in an ICU after a cardiac arrest and a fall which led to doctors inducing him into an induced coma, was taken to the hospital by his Surrey home.
Wilkins' wife Jackie said to the mirror, "He's in the hospital, he has had a cardiac arrest and is in intensive care."
"He's not in good shape at all, I'm afraid. He is seriously ill. The cardiac arrest resulted in a fall, which led to him being forced into an induced coma. It is very, very bad.
"It's going to be a very difficult time for the family and he'll do another scan on Tuesday, so we hope to have an update then, it was a very difficult time for us," she added.
Wilkins played for Manchester United, AC Milan, Rangers, QPR and made 84 appearances for England during his 24-year game career and recently worked as an expert on talk sports and Sky Sports after more than 1
According to the latest news, former players and social media contenders have chosen to share their good wishes with former Captain Frank Lampard: "All thoughts and strength with this man and his family tonight – an absolute gentleman
As a regular contributor to Sky Sport News his fellow radio broadcasters said: "All our thoughts and our strength are with Ray and his family during this difficult time."