The newspaper published a headline on the front page which indicated that McAteer suffered from suicidal thoughts
Jason McAteer has released a statement regarding the way extracts of his book 'Blood, Sweat and McAteer: A Footballer's Story' have been interpreted in The Sun.
Thursday's edition of The Sun published a headline alluding to McAteer experiencing suicidal thoughts based on extracts from his book.
Absolutely nothing to do with it theyve picked it up from the book no control over this I said NO to any interview I want to make that clear https://t.co/7c45hKKzYE— Jason MCATEER (@MCATEER4) September 30, 2016
McAteer has since revealed on social media that he declined an interview request from the newspaper and clarified his position in a statement which he posted on his Twitter page.