Newcastle get French defender
French centre back Florian Lejeune has joined Newcastle United on a five-year deal from Spanish club Eibar, the EPL side announced yesterday.
The 26-year-old is the second off-season signing for the newly promoted side after midfielder Christian Atsu joined them on a four-year deal from Chelsea in May.
"I'm very happy to have signed. Newcastle United is a big club, and I'm very happy to be here," Lejeune said on Newcastle's website.
The former France Under-20 international reportedly cost £8.7 million (S$15.5m). - REUTERS