Newcastle complete signing of Bordeaux’s Gouffran

Newcastle United’s French experiment has continued with the arrival of Yoan Gouffran from Bordeaux.

Newcastle United’s French experiment has continued with the arrival of Yoan Gouffran from Bordeaux.

The 26-year old striker has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal for a reported fee of £1.5million and he was quick to speak of his delight at having made the move to such a club.

"I am really proud to have joined this fantastic club," Gouffran told Newcastle's official website.

"Throughout the last few years I have enjoyed every moment of my time at Bordeaux but all good things must come to an end and it was time for a new challenge.

"And the challenge of playing for one of the most famous teams in England, with all of its history and its famous support, is very exciting."

 

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