Reading winger Kebe joke over Newcastle move backfires

Reading winger Jimmy Kebe Tweeted he was about to become Newcastle's latest recruit on Thursday before admitting he was joking.

Reading winger Jimmy Kebe Tweeted he was about to become Newcastle's latest recruit on Thursday before admitting he was joking.

The 29-year-old said on his Twitter account: "On my way to Newcastle, having medical then sign a 4 years contract. Thank you all for your support you've been outstanding !!!!"

However, the Magpies denied the claim and, shortly afterwards, Kebe tweeted: "Oups [sic] i thought if you're french and play football u just pop in to Newcastle and sign a contract ???? Not a chance of leaving £LoveReadingFc£".

 

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