Ghan international footballer

Footballer Christian Atsu found dead after Turkey earthquake

The Ghana international, 31, had spells with Premier League sides Everton, Chelsea and Newcastle.

BBC reports Atsu had been missing since the 6 February quake that caused the collapse of his apartment in Antakya, Hatay.

"There are no words to describe our sadness," tweeted his Turkish top-flight club Hatayspor.

"We will not forget you, Atsu. Peace be upon you, beautiful person."