Newcastle signing Romain Amalfitano excited playing for Geordie support

Romain Amalfitano is excited to be playing for Newcastle United's passionate support. The midfielder, 22, has signed for Toon from Riems.

Romain Amalfitano is excited to be playing for Newcastle United's passionate support.

The midfielder, 22, has signed for Toon from Riems.

He told NUFC TV: "I am obviously very excited to know that there are 52,000 fans in the stadium. I think there is a whole city behind this club supporting the club.

"Obviously, I am very excited and I can also feel the pressure. I will have to deal with that and I will adapt.

"I just want to prove to them that I have the desire and energy to succeed. I really want to do well here, not only on a personal level, but also for the club.

"I want to show them that the club trusted in me. I am here now and I want to do everything I can."

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