French Ligue 2 side EA Guingamp are dealt with the tragic news that Nathael Julan has passed away in a grizzly car accident.
Julan was brought up in Le Havre where he made his professional debut in Ligue 2 in 2015, making 42 appearances for the club and scoring nine goals.
The forward joined Guingamp in January 2018 when they were in Ligue 1 and made 10 top-flight appearances before being loaned to Valenciennes in January last year and returned to Guingamp in June.
Guingamp took to Twitter to confirm news of the 23-year-old's demise.
L’En Avant Guingamp est en deuil.— En Avant Guingamp (@EAGuingamp) January 3, 2020
Le club a eu l’immense douleur d’apprendre cet après-midi, le décès accidentel de son joueur Nathael Julan.
En ce jour tragique, tous les membres du club s’associent pour adresser leurs condoléances attristées à la famille de Nathael. pic.twitter.com/BTZmciC9Gd