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Alaves signing Florian Lejeune tribute to Newcastle

Alaves signing Florian Lejeune has paid tribute to Newcastle United and their fans.

The French defender completed a permanent move to Deportivo Alaves on Thursday evening after an impressive loan spell with the Spanish side.

"I wanted to thank @NUFC for all the time spent at the club," Lejeune posted to social media.

"I met wonderful people who always have been there for me.

"I'm facing a new challenge and I couldn't be more thankful to all the fans, teammates and the club's staff. I wish you all the best for the upcoming season."

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