Romain Amalfitano confident settling quickly at Newcastle among French-speaking contingent

Romain Amalfitano is confident settling quickly at Newcastle United thanks to their French-speaking contingent. He is confident the football side of things will come naturally to him.

Romain Amalfitano is confident settling quickly at Newcastle United thanks to their French-speaking contingent.

He is confident the football side of things will come naturally to him.

Amalfitano said: "Yes, that's for certain, I will have to adapt. But it's still football, it is universal.

"I have always done everything to be successful, so there is no reason why I would not be able to here, and if I need to, I will adapt.

"The only issue is the language barrier, but there are many French players, so that is very helpful.

"Demba [Ba], Gabby Obertan, Sylvain Marveaux and also Mehdi [Abeid], who I have just met, players who speak my language, have helped me."

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