Sport Newcastle complete permanent Merino deal

12:22  13 october  2017
12:22  13 october  2017 Source:   readsport.co

'Over the moon' Lascelles lands new six-year Newcastle deal

  'Over the moon' Lascelles lands new six-year Newcastle deal The 23-year-old defender has committed his long-term future to St. James' Park by signing a new contract with the club until 2023Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles has been rewarded for a fine start to the Premier League season with a new six-year contract.

Newcastle United have announced the permanent signing of Mikel Merino after a fine start to life at St James' Park. But Merino has quickly won a place in the Newcastle side - starting six of their seven Premier League games - and they have now activated a clause to seal his signing on a five-year deal .

Newcastle United have announced the permanent signing of Mikel Merino after a fine start to life at St James' Park. But Merino has quickly won a place in the Newcastle side - starting six of their seven Premier League games - and they have now activated a clause to seal his signing on a five-year deal .

Newcastle United v Liverpool - Premier League © Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport Newcastle United v Liverpool - Premier League

Newcastle United have completed a deal to sign Mikel Merino permanently after an impressive start to the season.

Sky Sports reports that the player has signed a five-year deal at the club after initially joining on loan from Borussia Dortmund.

Merino has impressed in the heart of Newcastle’s midfield, providing a touch of class to the newly-promoted side.

As part of the deal that saw him move to the Premier League on loan, Merino had the option to make his move to St James’ Park permanent.

With the midfielder appearing to have no long-term future at Borussia Dortmund, he can now hope to settle in Newcastle and play a key role in their bid to avoid relegation.

Newcastle player ratings: Crystal Palace (H) .
Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle left it late against Crystal Palace as the Magpies moved up to sixth in the Premier League momentarily. A late header from recent permanent signing Mikel Merino secured all three points for the Newcastle boss as talk of a takeover at St James’ Park continues to rumble on. The fixture was a potential banana skin fixture Benitez’s men with Palace coming into the game full of confidence after beating Chelsea. Here is how we rated each player after yesterday’s win. 1/13 SLIDES © Nigel Roddis/Getty Images Sport Newcastle player ratings: Crystal Palace (H) Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle left it late against Crystal Palace as the Magpie

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