Previous Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the matured age of 30 in the wake of breaking down amid preparing in China, a representative for the player has reported.
In his seven years at United the Ivory Coast player shown up, including three last season.
He joined Chinese second-level side Beijing Enterprises in February.
Tioté was a sincere Muslim. He watched fasting amid the Islamic month of Ramadan.
The previous Newcastle United player Cheick Tioté has died at the matured age of 30.
Tioté broke down amid an instructional course with the Chinese League One side Beijing Enterprises on Monday. He was in this manner hurried to neighborhood healing center, where he was articulated dead.
Tioté’s specialist Emanuele Palladino affirmed the demise of his customer in a short articulation and requested the security of the player’s family to be regarded.
Tioté started his vocation for the Ivorian small time side FC Bibo. He later moved to Anderlecht as a youngster, before moving to FC Twente in 2008.
Newcastle marked the player from the Eredivisie side for a charge in the district of £3.5m in August 2010. He would go ahead to burn through six seasons playing in the Premier League with Newcastle, playing for the club more than 150 times.
In February 2017, he left for Chinese second-flight side Beijing Enterprises for an undisclosed charge.
Tioté spoke to his nation 52 times and played at both the 2010 and 2014 Fifa World Cups.
Various figures from the universe of football offered their sympathies to Tioté’s family via web-based networking media.
His previous Newcastle colleague Demba Ba was one of the first to respond to the terrible news, composing: