Former Arsenal striker Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a car crash, it has been confirmed.
The 35-year-old Spaniard, who was playing for Segunda Division side Extremadura, passed away following the accident on Saturday morning.
Former club Sevilla tweeted: “We couldn’t be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star José Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision. Rest in peace.”
“Everyone at Arsenal is devastated by the shocking news that our former player Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision in Spain,” the club tweeted shortly after.
“Jose Antonio Reyes: 1983-2019. Rest in peace, Jose”
Thierry Henry, who played with Reyes between 2004 and 2007, described him as a “wonderful player, superb teammate and exceptional human being”.
“I wish his family and friends continued strength and courage to get through this difficult time.”