Metalist Kharkiv coach Markevich: Newcastle still English team

Metalist Kharkiv coach Myron Markevich is impressed by Newcastle United's continental recruiting.

Toon are seemingly now famous all over Europe for signing almost every footballer in France.

Markevich said: “There should be no doubt this is an English team we are playing.

“The French players will help, but it’s an English team and it will be a great pleasure for us to play against them.”

He added: “I like the Newcastle team. This is a European team which is speedy. They have a European style and I like this style of play.”

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