David Ginola: 'I'm feeling fine after heart scare'

Former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United midfielder David Ginola takes to Twitter to reveal that he is on the mend following a heart scare.

David Ginola has moved to ease concerns over his personal health by revealing that he is "fine" after being taken ill on Thursday evening.

The former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United midfielder is believed to have suffered a heart attack following a football event in France.

There was confusion over Ginola's state overnight, however, with one eyewitness claiming in the French media that the 49-year-old was placed into a coma.

Ginola has now taken to Twitter to confirm that he is recovering well, but provided no further details on his current condition.

Ginola also had spells with Aston Villa and Everton during his seven-year stay in the English top flight.

Former French footballer David Ginola ahead of the Champions League quarter-final first leg between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea on April 2, 2014
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