Black Stars Winger, Christian Atsu has been rescued after he was trapped under rubble in a huge earthquake, according to reports.
Hatayspor oyuncusu Christian Atsu, yaralı olarak enkazdan çıkarıldı. Hatayspor Yöneticisi Mustafa Özat yaptığı açıklamada “Christian Atsu yaralı olarak çıkarıldı. Sportif direktörümüz Taner Savut, maalesef hala enkaz altında" ifadelerini kullandı. pic.twitter.com/9SkEn33MXZ
— Habertürk Spor (@HTSpor) February 7, 2023
Yağız Sabuncuoğlu, a Turkish journalist who has keenly followed the development since Monday reported on Tuesday that, “Christian Atsu has been pulled from the wreckage alive!”
He however said search and rescue efforts continue for Hatayspor Sporting Director, Taner Savut.
Atsu joined Chelsea as a youngster in 2013 from Porto before being sent on a number of loan spells.
He spent time at Everton and Bournemouth before making a permanent switch to Newcastle United in 2017 having never played a Premier League game for Chelsea.
He left the Magpies having played over 100 games in 2021 to join Saudi side Al-Raed but departed the Middle East for Turkey in the summer.