Four players that could follow Florian Lejeune to Newcastle United

Newcastle United announced on Tuesday that they had completed the signing of Eibar centre-back Florian Lejeune on a five-year deal.

The 26-year-old becomes Rafa Benitez’s second summer signing after the club wrapped up a permanent deal for Christian Atsu in May, as the Spaniard continues to mould his squad following their return to the Premier League last term.

However, he isn’t finished there and is keen to add more players and experience to his squad before their pre-season fixtures and the start of the new campaign in August, in order to ensure the Magpies can steer clear of a relegation battle.

United supporters will certainly hope the arrival of Lejeune and the return of the manager and the squad for training will be a catalyst for more deals to be completed, and the club has certainly been linked with plenty of names in recent weeks.

Here are four players that could follow Lejeune to Newcastle…