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Leeds United sign Vurnon Anita from Newcastle

Vurnon Anita Credit: PA

Leeds United have signed midfielder Vurnon Anita fom Newcastle.

The 28-year-old has moved on a three-year deal following his release by the Magpies.

Anita made 155 appearances for Newcastle after signing from Ajax in July 2012.

He played 27 league games for the Championship-winning club last season and has been capped four times by the Netherlands.

Anita is Leeds' fourth signing of this transfer window, after deals for Felix Wiedwald, Mateusz Klich and Hadi Sacko.


Leeds' new head coach unveiled to press

Leeds United's new head coach Thomas Christiansen was unveiled to the press at Elland Road.

Thomas Christiansen Credit: Press Association

The former Spanish international was the surprise choice in replacing Garry Monk and is looking to do one better than he predecessor and gain promotion into the Premier League.

Leeds announced Christiansen as their eighth manager since May 2014 last Thursday. Julio Banuelos has followed him from APOEL to be his assistant at Elland Road, with Ivan Torres installed as fitness coach and Marcos Abad as goalkeeping coach.

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