It’s emerging that former Newcastle and Everton winger, Christian Atsu is not yet found from the reckage of the building he is believed to have been before the disaster. However, conflicting reports had claimed that he had been pulled out
Two pairs of the Ghanian’s shoes have been discovered in the rubble with the player himself yet to be found as the search continues. His club Hatayspor has since denied reports of him being found.
His agent Nana Sechere has given a detailed update on the situation via his Twitter page, confirming that some of his belongings had been found, and that the search is ongoing.
“It has been 9 days since the earthquake and we still have not located Christian. I am at the quake site in Hatay with Christian’s family. The scenes are unimaginable and our hearts are broken for all the people affected.
“During my time here we have been able to locate Christian Atsu’s exact room location, and we have found two pairs of his shoes.
“Yesterday we received confirmation that thermal imagery was showing signs of up to 5 lives, however, I am told that the only real confirmation of life is through sight, smell and sound, and unfortunately we were not able to locate Christian,” Nana wrote.