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Young French Midfielder Signs For Newcastle

8 years ago

While fans still await some senior incoming transfer action, today saw the club confirm another (French) one for the future.

The club announcing;

Newcastle United have completed the signing of teenage midfielder Olivier Kemen.

The 16-year-old France Under-17 international has joined from Metz.

In advance of the move, the young player himself had pointed to the heavy French presence at St.James’ Park as a potential help to him quickly settling in;

“Newcastle United are a big club and they look after young players. If everything is agreed with Metz then I will join them. There are some good French speaking people there already and so I can settle there fine with the guidance of everyone there.”


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