French star signs six-year contract with Newcastle United

Newcastle United have confirmed the capture of Remy Cabella from Montpellier, Sky Sports reports.

The French attacking midfielder has finally signed a six-year contract with the Magpies after the two clubs agreed on a £12million deal.

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Cabella will be Newcastle’s fourth summer signing after the bringing in Siem de Jong, Jack Colback, and Ayoze Perez.

Cabella said: “It is great to finally be a Newcastle player.

“This is a move that I really wanted to make as I have heard nothing but good things about Newcastle United from everyone I spoke to.

“I wanted to join a great English club and that is why I have arrived here. I’m looking forward to pulling on the shirt and playing in this magnificent stadium, and I will give this club my maximum.”

Toon boss Alan Pardew is also delight with his acquisition, stating: “Remy is a player who has been on our radar for a while and we are delighted to bring him to the club.

“He is a player who I am sure will excite our fans. He has flair, hard work and commitment, and is going to bring a talent, energy and quality to St James’ Park that our supporters will enjoy.

“Remy has great ideas when the ball comes to him, and along with Siem de Jong is going to improve an area where we definitely needed some help.”

Remy Cabella scored 14 goals in all competitions for Montpellier last season.