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DONE DEAL: Ex-Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley joins Newcastle Jets

Former Crystal Palace and Derby midfielder Joe Ledley has joined Australia's Newcastle Jets to the end of the A-League season.

Ledley links up with former Wales international colleague Carl Robinson, who was appointed Jets head coach earlier this month, until the end of the season.

"I've come here to play, and I know I'll have to be at my best to earn a spot in the starting XI here in Newcastle," Ledley told the official Jets website.

"I've only been to Australia once before, for a pre-season tour with Celtic back in 2011, and I'm really looking forward to the challenge of the Hyundai A-League.

"The opportunity to work under Carl is one that I'm also looking forward to, we crossed paths in a few Wales camps when I was a youngster and to have the chance to link up with him again is exciting."

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