Christian Atsu has passed away

Former Chelsea and Newcastle United player, Christian Atsu, has sadly passed away following the tragic earthquake in Turkey.

The late player’s agent Murat Uzunmehmet confirmed the news: “Atsu’s lifeless body was found under the rubble. Currently, more items are still being taken out. His phone was also found.”

After joining English Premier League side Chelsea in 2013, Atsu went on to play for Vitesse Arnhem, Everton, Bournemouth, Newcastle United, Malaga in Spain and Al Raed. At the time of his death, he was in the books of Turkish side, Hatayspor.

The Ghanaian had been missing for 12 days since the earthquake that took place on Monday, February 6.

Rest In Peace Christian.

By Zola Doda

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