Sport Newcastle make Merino deal permanent

13:15  13 october  2017
13:15  13 october  2017 Source:   Sky Sports

Newcastle complete permanent Merino deal

  Newcastle complete permanent Merino deal 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. Twitter: BREAKING: Newcastle midfielder Mikel Merino signs permanent five-year deal after joining on initial loan from Borus… https://t.co/01O9ClPo0Y (@SkySportsNews) 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.

Mikel Merino has completed a permanent move to Newcastle from Borussia Dortmund after an impressive start to his career in England, the Magpies have announced. The 21-year-old midfielder arrived at St James' Park on loan in July with the possibility of a full transfer included in the deal , and

Mikel Merino has completed a permanent move to Newcastle from Borussia Dortmund after an impressive start to his career in England, the Magpies have announced. The 21-year-old midfielder arrived at St James’ Park on loan in July with the possibility of a full transfer included in the deal , and

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Newcastle midfielder Mikel Merino has signed a five-year contract after joining from Borussia Dortmund on a permanent basis.

The Spaniard originally joined on loan from Dortmund in July but the Magpies have now exercised an option to turn the move into a permanent transfer with immediate effect.

The 21-year-old is looking forward to continuing his development at St. James' Park after committing himself to Newcastle until 2022.

"I'm really happy to be here, and for this part of the contract to finally be official," he told NUFC TV.

"I'm happy to be here for five more years and I hope to keep playing for this club and to give good things to all the people and the club.

Newcastle complete permanent Merino deal

  Newcastle complete permanent Merino deal After impressing in an initial loan move, Mikel Merino has signed a five-year contract with Newcastle United.Newcastle United have announced the permanent signing of Mikel Merino after a fine start to life at St James' Park.

Mikel Merino has completed a permanent move to Newcastle from Borussia Dortmund after an impressive start to his career in England, the Magpies have announced. The 21-year-old midfielder arrived at St James’ Park on loan in July with the possibility of a full transfer included in the deal , and

Mikel Merino has completed a permanent move to Newcastle from Borussia Dortmund after an impressive start to his career in England, the Magpies have announced. The 21-year-old midfielder arrived at St James’ Park on loan in July with the possibility of a full transfer included in the deal , and

"I have been focused on football always, but it's good to know it's now official and people will know it.

"I'm focused on my displays and improving myself, and I'm really happy to have signed this contract."

Merino has impressed since joining Newcastle, quickly establishing himself as a regular under Rafael Benitez.

The Spain U21 international has featured in each of Newcastle's seven Premier League matches, starting the last six, and Benitez is delighted he has committed his future to the club.

"I'm really pleased we have been able to bring Mikel to the club permanently. He has played very well since he joined us," Benitez said.

"He has settled in quickly, has a lot of quality on the ball and is keen to learn - that is a crucial part of his future development.

"He has made a great impression at the club, and he is a good professional. He has confidence, but he is still young and has things to improve.

"He has to keep working hard and playing well, and hopefully he can improve and enjoy playing here."

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