English Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala was on a plane that has disappeared near Britain’s Channel Islands, French police sources have confirmed to Reuters. The Argentinian forward is believed to have been one of two people on board a Piper Malibu light aircraft that disappeared off the southern island of Alderney late Monday night. The player had signed for Cardiff City from French club Nantes on Saturday, for a club record fee of around $19 million. Cardiff Airport confirmed the aircraft was due to arrive there from Nantes. Cardiff City said it was “seeking clarification” as to what happened. The flight disappeared off radar near the Casquets lighthouse. The search and rescue operation continues.
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