Fabrice Muamba 'studying to become a sports journalist'

Fabrice Muamba, manager of World Refugee Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) XI looks on during the charity football match between Arsenal Legends XI and World Refugee Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) XI at Underhill Stadium on June 23, 2013
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Fabrice Muamba reportedly embarks on a career in sports journalism after following his retirement from football last year after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba is reportedly embarking on a career in sports journalism after he was forced to retire last year.

The 25-year-old called time on his playing career after suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch at White Hart Lane while playing for Bolton in an FA Cup clash against Tottenham Hotspur.

Now, the ex-midfielder has joined Staffordshire University and is currently studying for his journalism qualifications, according to BBC Sport.

BBC North West Tonight have offered Muamba a work placement.

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