Newcastle secure Amalfitano from Reims

Newcastle United have announced the signing of Romain Amalfitano from French club Reims.

Newcastle United have announced the signing of Romain Amalfitano from French club Reims.

The 22-year old attacking midfielder will join the Magpies on a free transfer on July 1 and admits he is thrilled to be joining the Northeast club.

"I am very happy to be a Newcastle player," the Frenchman told the club's official website.

"I have seen a bit of the city already and it is a change from France but one I am really looking forward to.

"When a club like Newcastle wants you to play for them it can only be a good thing. I have taken the opportunity to play in the Premier League and cannot wait to get going."

 

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