Newcastle United’s Carabao Cup final shirts auctioned off in memory of Christian Atsu

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The money will go towards the emergency responders working tirelessly to help those affected by the Turkey-Syria earthquake.

The signed shirts worn by Newcastle United in the Carabao Cup final are being auctioned off to raise money for the Red Cross Earthquake Appeal.

The charity was chosen in memory of former NUFC player Christian Atsu who tragically lost his life in the Turkey-Syria earthquake last month.

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 (Photo by NIPAH DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images) (Photo by NIPAH DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)
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The funds will go towards the Turkish Red Crescent and Syrian Arab Red Crescent emergency responders who are still working non-stop to help those affected by the natural disaster.

In less than 24 hours, nearly £13,000 has been raised.

The highest bid so far is £1,250 for Saint-Maximin’s signed shirt.

Loris Karius’ shirt is currently the third highest bid at £975.

The auction can be found here and will run until 2pm on Saturday, 1st April.

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