Newcastle fans will love Gael Bigirimana - Pardew

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is delighted with their capture of former Coventry City tyro Gael Bigirimana.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is delighted with their capture of former Coventry City tyro Gael Bigirimana.

The ball-playing central midfielder has arrived from League One outfit Coventry City on a five-year deal and is expected to challenge for the first team next season.

Pardew told the Evening Chronicle: “I think our fans will like this boy. They will like his style a lot.

“It will be nice for them to see him in the first team. But it is a big jump.”

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