Morecambe and former Motherwell player Christian Mbulu has died, the 23-year-old defender who began his professional career at Millwall and also represented Brentwood, Braintree and Crewe died recently. Christian Mbulu is a London-born player, he moved to Morecambe in January, after a short spell at Crewe in the English League Two division.
In a statement released recently, Morecambe described Christian Mbulu as an “extremely popular member of the squad” and said, “news of his sudden and untimely passing has been a shock to us all”. The club also said: “His loss will be painfully felt by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.”
Christian Mbulu spent one season with Motherwell after joining from Millwall in 2018 and made six league appearances during his time at Fir Park. He made seven appearances for Crewe after signing a short-term deal in October and signed for fellow League Two side Morecambe in January until the end of the season, making three appearances.
Motherwell chairman said in a statement that: “We are shocked to hear of the news of Christian’s death,” “He was such a friendly, pleasant young man who we loved having around Fir Park, “the chairman added. “Our thoughts are with his family during this incredibly difficult time.” Crewe said Mbulu will be “sorely missed because he was a top bloke, who had a real love for the game”.