Former footballer David Ginola 'suffers cardiac arrest,' claim reports

Former Newcastle United and PSG player David Ginola has suffered a cardiac arrest, according to French news sources.

David Ginola
David Ginola

The 49-year-old is said to be in a stable condition after the medical emergency in Mandelieu, near Nice, at about 4.30pm local time.

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It is believed Ginola was taking part in a golf competition at the Mapauto Golf Cup.

A medical helicopter is said to have been scrambled, and airlifted him to Centre Hospitalier Princesse-Grace de Monaco, according to the local media.