Date: 2nd August 2018 at 5:07pm
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Today it has been announced that the deal to bring the Japanese striker, Yoshinori Muto, to St James Park has been officially completed.

The transfer had been all but completed apart from the acquisition of the required work permit.

Whilst we were all expecting there to be no problems with the work permit, there’s always the nagging suspicion that something might go amiss.

But, that wasn’t the case.

Instead, Muto, on completing his move from Mainz, for a reported fee of £9.5 million, becomes the first Japanese player to sign for Newcastle, putting pen to a four-year contract.

The club announced the deal on their official Twitter account with Rafa having this to say about the deal;

As for the player himself, he had these fine words for us all:

As for the views of the Newcastle support they kind of echo the mood at the moment when it comes to the clubs’ direction:

But, with a week of possible wheeling and dealing still to go, perhaps matters might improve!

Let’s hope so!


One Reply to “And Finally Some Good News For Newcastle United Supporters”

  • The profits I suspect will come from shirt sales and sponsorship deals with the far East. I do not foresee a sell on fee higher than what we have paid. A business minded signing.

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