Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan and ex- teammate Michael Essien have paid tribute to former Ivorian midfielder Cheick Tiote.
Tiote died aged 30 on Monday after collapsing during training in China, a spokesman for the player has announced.
In his seven years at United the Ivory Coast player made over 150 appearances, including three last season.
He joined Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises in February.
The Ghanaian duo took their official handle to also console Cheick Tiote’s family.
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