Former Newcastle star Cheick Tioté is dead.
Tioté collapsed during training with Beijing Enterprises and subsequently died aged 30.
The club is yet to make a statement on the incident.
Tiote’s former team-mate at Newcastle, Demba Ba, tweeted: “may Allah gives grant you jannah brother Tiote.” He included six crying emojis in his post.
Tiote played for the Ivorian national team