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Tottenham Hotspur confirm death of Serge Aurier's brother in Toulouse

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the death of the brother of Serge Aurier in Toulouse.

A club 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.”

Christopher Aurier, 26, was a player for Rodéo Toulouse in the French fifth division last season and had played for Racing Club de Lens, Gueugnon, Chantilly and Belgian club Rebecq.

Serge Aurier played in Sunday’s 2-1 north London derby defeat of Arsenal.

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