Newcastle fans have been given the brilliant news that Florian Lejeune is almost back to fitness and ready to return to action. The Geordies have been without the Frenchman for too long, and the centre-back is yet to feature in the Premier League this season.
— Florian Lejeune (@lejeune_florian) November 5, 2019
However, in the defender’s latest post on Twitter, he’s claimed that he’s played his last game for the club’s U23s this season and will soon be joining up with the senior squad for a matchday, something which the fans have loved to see.
The Frenchman has proved to be one of the best defenders at the club during his time there, and alongside the likes of Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schar, Federico Fernandez and Ciaran Clark he’s one of a number of solid defenders that can be called upon at St. James’ Park.
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You can read the Geordies’ verdict on Lejeune’s impending return here:
Welcome back dreamboat.
— Ben Van der Listen to Greta Thunberg (@BenVanDerVelde) November 5, 2019
This is such good news been a huge miss
— Wendy Mann (@wm_mann) November 5, 2019
Good luck! unbelievable timing
— lagerfanny (@harkbomb) November 5, 2019
Now STAY there boy!!
— Nacka Skoglund (@Nordahl43) November 5, 2019
Good to have you back Florian
— Mark (@MarkMazzocchi) November 5, 2019
Best defender at the club
— Kev (@venison_barry) November 5, 2019
The fans are clearly delighted to have Lejeune on the brink of a return and will be keen to see him back at St. James’ Park in the first team.