Spurs confirm death of Aurier’s brother amid shooting reports

Reports in France claim Christopher Aurier was shot at a nightclub in Toulouse, with French police source saying gunman is still at large

Last Updated: 13/07/20 11:19am

Serge Aurier has been at Spurs since 2017

Serge Aurier has been at Spurs since 2017

Serge Aurier has been at Spurs since 2017

Tottenham have confirmed that defender Serge Aurier’s brother died in the early hours of Monday morning, amid reports of a shooting.

A Tottenham statement read: “The club is deeply saddened to confirm media reports that Serge Aurier’s brother passed away in the early hours of this morning.

“We are supporting Serge at this difficult time and we ask that the privacy of the player and his family is respected.

“Everybody at the club sends their sincerest condolences to Serge and his family.

“Our thoughts are with them all.”

According to reports in France, Christopher Aurier was shot at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday morning in the southern city of Toulouse.

The suspected gunman fled the scene and is being sought by police, according to a French police source.

Aurier, who is 27, joined Spurs in 2017 from Paris Saint-Germain.

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