As featured on NewsNow: Football news

DONE DEAL: Alaves snap up Newcastle defender Florian Lejeune

Alaves have snapped up Newcastle United defender Florian Lejeune.

The 29 year-old joins Alaves on-loan for the new season. He arrives a year after former Newcastle striker Joselu was signed.

Lejeune is a former Eibar and Girona defender, where he played for current Alaves coach Pablo Machin.

The stopper managed just six appearances for Newcastle last season.

Lejeune had offers from across Europe, but the chance to play again for Machin was key to his choice of joining Alaves.


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

Carlos Volcano
About the author

Carlos Volcano

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free