Newcastle have recruited midfielder Romain Amalfitano from French side Reims, with the player arriving at Sports Direct Arena on a free transfer
The Magpies have yet to reveal the length of the contract.
Amalfitano told Press Association Sport: “I am very happy to be a Newcastle player. I have seen a bit of the city already and it is a change from France, but one I am really looking forward to.
“When a club like Newcastle wants you to play for them, it can only be a good thing.
“I have taken the opportunity to play in the Premier League and cannot wait to get going,” concluded the 22-year-old.