Newcastle Jets officially announce Payne signing

Newcastle Jets today officially announced the capture of promising striker Chris Payne from North Queensland Fury.

Newcastle Jets today officially announced the capture of promising striker Chris Payne from North Queensland Fury.

The Gosford-born 20-year old has signed a two-year deal with the club which will begin at the start of next season and he was delighted to be stepping into a club on the up.

“The Jets have definitely impressed a lot of people in the past couple of months and I’m excited about being a part of the squad next year,” Payne said today.

“The club is obviously heading in a great direction and I’m looking forward to contributing.

“For now I want to give my best to the Fury and help my teammates to some good results for the rest of this season.”

Payne kicked off his A-League career with Sydney FC in 2008 and since then has notched up 28 matches in Australia’s top flight.

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