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Guernsey — Hopes faded on Wednesday of finding Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala alive, as it emerged the Argentine had sent relatives a desperate message shortly before the light aircraft he was flying in disappeared over the English Channel. Floating objects have been found in the water and police on the British island of Guernsey, which sits off the north coast of France, have warned that the chances of the passengers surviving were “slim”. As rescuers in three planes and a helicopter scoured the sea, Argentine media reported that Sala sent a final message before the plane disappeared from radar about 20km north of Guernsey on Monday night. “I’m on a plane that looks like it’s going to fall apart, and I’m leaving for Cardiff,” the 28-year-old said in a rambling WhatsApp audio message. “If in an hour and a half you have no news from me, I don’t know if they will send people to look for me, because they will not find me, you know ... I’m so scared,” he said. The player’s mother, M...

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