Breaking News: Former Arsenal FC Winger Jose Reyes dies aged 35.
It is a tragic loss for the world of football and especially his family and those close to him.
The 35-year-old Spaniard, who was playing for Segunda Division side Extremadura, passed away following the accident on Saturday morning, which was confirmed by his club, Sevilla.
In a statement released on Twitter, the Spanish Club Sevilla posted the following tweet, expressing the tragic news.
We couldn't be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star José Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/qeGl2nsi3c
— Sevilla FC (@SevillaFC_ENG) June 1, 2019
El Extremadura UD con el alma encogida y el corazón roto comunica el fallecimiento de su jugador Jose Antonio Reyes en un accidente de tráfico. Rogamos a todos una oración por su alma.
— Extremadura UD (@EXT_UD) June 1, 2019
Reyes started his career at local club Sevilla and returned to the Andalusian side in 2012, helping them to win three successive Europa League titles.
He left the club in 2016 and played for Espanyol, Cordoba and Chinese side Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard before returning to Spain to join Extremadura earlier this year.
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