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Manchester United Players fulfil old man's dying wish with visit

Paddy Lawler had a death wish to get a visit from Manchester United players and his granddaughter took to social media to make the appeal.

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Marcus Rashford, Jese Lingard, Ashley Young and Timothy Fosu-Mensah play Manchester United players fulfil old man's dying wish with visit (Facebook/Kayleigh Lawler Carson)

Manchester United players recently visited an old fan on his dying bed to fulfil his life-long wish.

Paddy Lawler had a death wish to get a visit from Manchester United players and his granddaughter took to social media to make the appeal.

Jesse Lingard's cousin, Robert Kilshaw, spotted the post and set up the surprise meeting on Tuesday.

Marcus Rashford, Jese Lingard, Ashley Young and Timothy Fosu-Mensah play Marcus Rashford, Jese Lingard, Ashley Young and Timothy Fosu-Mensah with Lawler's family (Daily Mail)

 

Marcus Rashford, Lingard, Ashley Young and Timothy Fosu-Mensah all visited the 73-year-old and spent half an hour with him discussing the club before the posed for photos.

He died just 45 minutes after the players left.

We couldn't believe they took the time to make a dying man's wish come true. They didn't have to visit a man on his deathbed, it was an incredibly selfless thing to do. He died just 45 minutes after they left and we're convinced he held on just to see them,” Miss Lawler told UK Sun.

Mr Lawler has bene sick for fours of prostate cancer before his death.

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