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By Tom Farmery For Mailonline

Published: 22:49 BST, 31 March 2020 | Updated: 22:53 BST, 31 March 2020

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Benjamin Mendy and Samir Nasri have both paid tribute to former Marseille president Pape Diouf who died from coronavirus on Tuesday.

Diouf passed away aged 68 in a hospital in Senegal after a short battle with the virus.

Mendy and Nasri knew him from their time at Marseille and both shared their messages of condolence on social media.

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