London, Feb 10: England football legend Paul Gascoigne was fighting for his life on Saturday after he suffered a calamitous reaction to alcohol withdrawal.
According to the Sun, the ailing star is in intensive care after his organs began to shut down in the hours following his arrival at a rehab clinic in the US.
A well-placed source claimed Gascoigne is in a bad way and he is much worse than he was, adding he desperately needs help.
The source said Gazza has had really bad withdrawal symptoms relating to not drinking since arriving at the clinic, adding his internal organs are shutting down and he’s in intensive care
The source added Gazza’s is in a potentially life-threatening situation, adding if he doesn’t receive the best treatment from doctors he could die.
The source also revealed that Gazza, who is said to be penniless after years of alcohol abuse, could be turfed out of hospital if he cannot foot the bill.
Gascoigne was taken to a hospital near the Meadows Rehabilitation Centre in Phoenix, Arizona, five days ago.
The source added Gazza’s got no money to pay for the treatment and health care in the US is very expensive and his life depends on it.”
Gascoigne’s celebrity friends have already raised 25,000 pounds to pay for his stint in rehab.
DJ and TV presenter Chris Evans was among pals shocked by Gazza’s shambolic appearance at a charity bash, the paper reported. (ANI)