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DONE DEAL: Newcastle sign Bordeaux Winger

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Senegal winger, Henri Saivet from Ligue 1 club, Bordeaux. 

Saivet, 25, has signed for the Magpies on a five-and-a-half year deal after signing for an Undisclosed fee.

Saivet told the Newcastle website;

I am very happy to be here at Newcastle. I am really proud to be able to play for this club and I am really excited at the challenge that lies ahead.

St James Park is a really impressive and special stadium. In France there is nothing that compares to this and I can’t wait to get out there with my new teammates and help the club climb the table.

Saivet made 178 appearances for Bordeaux, scoring 23 goals. 

Newcastle are also looking to sign Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, as brought to you earlier today here on Football Faithful

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