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Newcastle United confirm signing of Otto Huutanen

3 years ago
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Otto Huutanen has signed for Newcastle United.

The club confirming on Tuesday that the young Finnish goalkeeper has signed on at St James Park.

Huutanen originally came to Newcastle in early July for a week’s trial and impressed United enough to follow it up.

Good luck to Otto Huutanen in his Newcastle career.

Newcastle United official statement:

‘Newcastle United have completed the signing of young goalkeeper Otto Huutanen from Finnish club FC Ilves.

The 16-year-old, who was born in Tampere, Finland, arrives at United’s Little Benton Academy having undertaken a week-long trial last July.

And the teenager will link up with Dave Watson’s Magpies Under-18 squad.

Huutanen has been playing for Ilves’ under-19 side in his homeland, and he has also been capped by Finland at under-17 level.’

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