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DONE DEAL: Chelsea winger Atsu confirmed to Newcastle

Christian Atsu has joined Newcastle United from Chelsea.

The Ghanaian winger has linked up with Rafa Benitez's Magpies on a season-long loan with the option of a permanent deal.

24-year-old Atsu is delighted to join the Championship club after spending time on loan with Vitesse Arnhem, Everton, Bournemouth and Malaga since arriving at Chelsea from Portoin 2013.

"I'm very happy to be at Newcastle," Atsu told the club's official website.

"It's a very big club. They have good facilities and I think Newcastle have one of the best coaches in the world.

"St. James' Park is a fantastic stadium with 50,000 fans; the fans here really love football so much and I can't wait to play at this stadium in front of the fans."

Andrew Slevison
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