Jose Antonio Reyes The former Arsenal forward has died in a traffic collision in Spain

Jose Antonio Reyes The former Arsenal forward has died in a traffic collision in Spain
Former Arsenal player Jose Antonio reyes has died at the age of thirty five, it’s been confirmed.


Reyes, who was taking part in for Extremadura within the Spanish Segunda Division, died once a traffic accident.


He affected to Arsenal from Sevilla in Jan 2004 and won the Premier League title that season as a part of the club’s unvanquished campaign.




The Spaniard conjointly won the Premier League Player of the Month award in August 2004, 


whereas rating sixteen PL goals in sixty nine appearances, additionally as providing twenty one assists.


“Jose, who was a part of the Invincibles team, was a vastly well-liked figure at our club and can forever hold a special place in our hearts,” a club statement aforesaid.

 




Thierry Henry has led tributes following the death of former Arsenal team-mate Jose Antonio reyes on Saturday morning.


Sevilla, Reyes’ hometown club, confirmed the European had died during a automobile crash at the age of thirty five . 


They tweeted: “We could not be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star Jose Antonio reyes has died during a traffic collision. Rest in peace.”

Reyes was a part of Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ squad that won the 2004 Premier League title while not suffering defeat. 






He conjointly vie for Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Benfica throughout his career, additionally as winning twenty one caps for Spain.


Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos, tweeted:Broken. Destroyed. I do not have words All the love to the family. We will always remember you, friend! DEP brother.

 

Unai Emery, now manager at Arsenal, He tweeted: “Deeply sad and speechless after knowing this tragic news. I’ll never forget your magic and your smile, Jose, never. It was an honor to be by your side… A strong hug and all the spirit of the world to family, friends and clubs to which he represented. RIP Friend”



Source: Reuters

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