Former Newcastle United and Liverpool left-back Jose Enrique has announced that he has been diagnosed with a ‘rare’ brain tumour.Jose Enrique hung up his boots last September after persistent knee problems, but the 32-year-old revealed for the first time that his retirement had been overshadowed by the life-threatening condition.“I had a meeting with Chris Hughton, the Brighton Coach who I had during my time at Newcastle,” he told Marca via Football Espana.“That night, the light was beginning to bother me. I got to the hotel and thought I had migraines.“During the night, I had an awful headache and the next morning I started to have blurry vision.“After that, I started to see double. My eyes were open and I’d see double. I had to go to A&E and, after nine hours there, they gave me a CAT scan.“Neurologists saw me, and the tests indicated that a vein in my head had collapsed. They sent me to St. George’s Hospital in London, specialists in neurology, immediately.Virgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“I spent two nights there. It’s a tumour located in a complicated area of my head. It’s very rare, unusual.“It was located behind my eye, that’s why I now wear an eye patch. I was even told that I could lose my vision.