Tottenham legend Jimmy Greaves is at present receiving remedy in hospital, Spurs have confirmed.
The 80-year-old has scored probably the most objectives in top-flight English soccer and was additionally a part of the triumphant 1966 World Cup squad.
Greaves suffered a extreme stroke in Might 2015, which left him wheelchair-bound.
In a press release late on Tuesday night, Tottenham mentioned: “We will verify that our document goalscorer Jimmy Greaves is at present being handled in hospital.
“We’re in contact along with his household and can present additional updates in the end.
“All people on the membership sends their finest needs to Jimmy and his household.”
Free-scoring Greaves got here by way of the ranks at Chelsea, netting 132 objectives in 169 matches earlier than becoming a member of Italian giants AC Milan.
The striker returned to England when becoming a member of Spurs for £99,999 in December 1961 and scored a record-breaking 266 objectives in 379 aggressive appearances for the north London membership.
Greaves received two FA Cups and the Cup Winners’ Cup at White Hart Lane, earlier than becoming a member of West Ham because the late, nice Martin Peters moved the opposite manner.
He scored 44 objectives in 57 appearances for England, with an damage within the ultimate group sport of the 1966 World Cup permitting Sir Geoff Hurst the prospect to return into the aspect.