Former Premier League and Chelsea footballer Christian Atsu is reportedly buried in a threatening earthquake in Turkey, MySportDab reports.
Christian Atsu is said to be among the unfortunate victims that have been buried by the earthquake which occured few hours ago in Turkey.
According to eyewitnesses, a lot of peole have been trapped by the huge earthquake.
The impact of the earthquake is said to have been so masive that it’s effects was felt in regions along the boundary between Lebanon and Turkey.
Christian Atsu, who also played for Newcastle during his spell in the Premier League is said to have unfortunately fallen into the huge number of victims trapped by the earthquake (Video available at the end of the post)
It has been confirmed that the earthquake measured up to 7.7 in magnitude.
Christian Atsu is currently plying his trade with Turkish club Hatalysport after he left the Premier League.
He is a Ghana international and has won 65 caps for Ghana national team. He was reportedly trapped by the earthquake with other members of his Turkish club.
According to reports, some members of the team have been rescued already but others are yet to be rescued, including the Ghana international.
Despite joining Chelsea during his Premier League spell, he had never played a single game for the Blues, but had played for the likes of Everton and Bournemouth on loan before a permanent move to Newcastle
Christian Atsu left Newcastle United having played over 100 games in 2021 to join Saudi side Al-Raed but departed the Middle East for Turkey in the summer.
He netted his first goal for the club this weekend, just hours before the earthquake struck.
Meanwhile, about 1,300 people have lost their lives in the disaster, with a further 6,000 injured, according to officials.