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Newcastle United player pays tribute to José Antonio Reyes who has died in a car crash

Ayoze Perez Credit: PA

Newcastle United forward Ayoze Perez has paid tribute to José Antonio Reyes, who has died at the age of 35.

The former Arsenal winger died in a car accident. The news was confirmed by his Spanish club Sevilla.

José Antonio Reyes formed part of Arsenal's 'invicibles' that swept to the 2004 Premier League title without suffering defeat.

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In a tweet, 25 -year-old Spaniard Perez says:

Terrible news coming out of Spain. Rest in peace, José Antonio Reyes. Sending love to your family."

– Ayoze Perez