Wednesday , 16 August 2017

Ada-born Christian Atsu seals four-year deal with Newcastle

Atsu - makes stay at Newcastle permanent

Atsu – makes stay at Newcastle permanent

Newcastle United have announced completing a four-year permanent deal with Ada native, Christian Atsu after his season long loan term.

Atsu joined Newcastle last summer on loan from Chelsea FC. He fought for a place in the Rafael Benitez’s side, bagging five goals in 32 appearances to help Newcastle emerge champions of the English second tier league and gain promotion back to the topflight.

The transfer is subject to Atsu successfully reapplying for a work permit.

Manager Benítez said: “We are happy to sign a good player.

“He’s shown us that he’s a good professional and someone who is very keen to learn and improve.

Christian Atsu joined Chelsea FC in 2013, but has been on loan spells at Vitesse, Everton, Bournemouth, Malaga, before to Newcastle last  season, since that time.

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