Ex-Bolton Wanderers striker Ivan Klasnic fighting for life after failed kidney transplant

The 36-year-old, who is critically ill, is now bearing full time treatment at a hospital in Germany.

The former Premier Collaborate player enjoyed a decade-long career, scoring 27 goal for Wanderers, but pre-eminent suffered kidney failure in 2007 after signing for German Bundesliga cooperate Werder Bremen.

The Croatian footballer’s mother Sima tried to bequeath her kidney but Klasnic’s body rejected it, before his father donated the publication.

But Klasnic, who is married with a nine-year-old daughter, has found himself box for his life once again as the organ has failed. He is now dependent on a third remove to survive.

Close relatives have reportedly been ruled out as credible donors because the player’s body has formed a resistance to foreign antigens, upping it too risky for them to give him the organ.

According to German media, he may entertain to wait up to seven years for a kidney from a dead donor if no animate donor can be found.

The brave striker returned to the pitch after his in the beginning successful transplant nine years ago, even playing for his national line-up in Euro 2008, but his debilitating illness prematurely ended his career.

In late years Klasnic has had to undergo dialysis, removing excess fluid from his blood, at a polyclinic near to his Hamburg home in Germany three times a week.

He recently revealed he has bewitched on more renting duties since he stopped playing, saying he comes his daughter Fabiana from school, helps her with her homework and cooks her dinner.

Klasnic turned: “Everything should be like normal for her. She knows I am sick and often fundamental to go to the hospital, but she does not know why. I do not want to scare her.”

Klasnic is not the only Main League star to have suffered kidney failure. Last year ex-Manchester Collaborative star Andy Cole pulled out of a charity football match revealing he was tribulation kidney failure.

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