Newcastle United have formally confirmed the signing of Sven Botman from Lille.
The Magpies pays the French outfit €37m for the Dutchman who indicators a five-year take care of Newcastle retaining him on the membership till 2027 reviews Fabrizio Romano.
The Tyneside membership have been long-term admirers of Botman and the defender was one in all their major targets for the centre-back position in the course of the January switch window. The Premier League facet missed out on the Dutch worldwide then however have now bought their man forward of subsequent season. Newcastle’s fundamental rivals for Botman have been AC Milan however the Italian champions by no means submitted a bid for the 22-year-old.
The Dutch centre-back turns into Eddie Howe’s third signing of the summer time following the arrival of Matt Targett and Nick Pope earlier this month and will probably be one of many key males in spearheading the brand new period at Newcastle following the takeover of the membership final 12 months.
Talking in regards to the transfer to the Newcastle website, Botman mentioned: “I’m actually completely satisfied – delighted – and I can’t wait to start out this new journey. That is the most effective day of my life, to signal a contract with Newcastle United. It’s a day I’ve labored laborious for and I’m very excited.
“Newcastle had a long-term plan to get to the highest, for each me and for the membership, and so they play within the Premier League which is the most effective league in Europe. The entire bundle is simply good. I’m trying ahead now to assembly the followers and likewise my new team-mates.”
Botman is a really thrilling expertise and is one more high quality signing for Newcastle followers to be thrilled about.