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Tottenham have confirmed the dying of defender Serge Aurier’s youthful brother, Christopher, who media stories in France say was fatally shot on Monday.
Based on the French stories, 26-year-old Christopher Aurier was shot close to a bar at 5am (0300 GMT) within the southern metropolis of Toulouse and there have been no arrests. Christopher Aurier performed for French fifth-division group Toulouse Rodéo.
He got here via the youth academy at Lens like his older brother, an Ivorian worldwide and former Paris Saint-Germain full-back, however failed to interrupt via on the highest degree.
The English Premier League’s Tottenham stated on its web site that it was “deeply saddened to substantiate media stories” of the death, however didn’t give a trigger.
“We’re supporting Serge at this tough time and we ask that the privateness of the participant and his household is revered,” the Premier League group stated. “All people on the membership sends their sincerest condolences to Serge and his household. Our ideas are with all of them.”
Serge Aurier, a 27-year-old proper again, beforehand performed for Toulouse. The Ivory Coast worldwide joined Tottenham Hostpur in the summertime of 2017 from PSG.
He represented his nation on the 2014 World Cup.
(FRANCE 24 with AFP and AP)