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Newcastle sign Serbian star Aleksandar Mitrovic

Newcastle have completed the signing of Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, subject to the player receiving a visa, the club have announced.

The 20-year-old is Steve McClaren's second summer signing. Credit: NUFC

Newcastle have reportedly paid £13 million for the 20-year-old Serbian international, who joins on a five-year deal.

The Magpies have said it is the fourth-biggest transfer in the club's history after Michael Owen, Alan Shearer and fellow new joiner Georginio Wijnaldum.

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Wijnaldum hopes to help Newcastle to a higher level

Newcastle's newest and third most expensive signing, Georginio Wijnaldum, has said he is very pleased to be making the move to St James Park and that he hopes he can help the club to a "higher level".

Wijnaldum has said speaking to Steve McClaren on the phone and Dutch players in Newcastle helped him decide to make the move to Tyneside. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The 24-year-old has told ITV News Tyne Tees, that speaking to Steve McClaren on the phone helped him decide to make the move to Tyneside.

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McClaren: 'I've had my eye on Wijnaldum for a long time'

Speaking after making his first signing as Newcastle United boss, Steve McClaren has told ITV News Tyne Tees he has considered Georginio Wijnaldum a target for some time.

The 24 year-old moves to St. James' Park on a five-year deal and is the third highest transfer fee in the Club's history, after Michael Owen and Alan Shearer.

  • Hear more from Steve McClaren and Georginio Wijnaldum at 6pm tonight, July 11 on ITV.

Transfer news: Newcastle seal Wijnaldum deal

Georginio Wijnaldum has become the third most expensive signing in Newcastle's history after putting pen to paper on five-year deal.

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The 24-year-old Holland international midfielder completed his move from PSV Eindhoven on Saturday morning for a fee understood to be in the region of 20 million euros, around £14.4million.

Wijnaldum said: "I'm delighted to be a Newcastle United player.I felt the time was right for me to move and the Club have shown they really want me, so I'm very happy to be here."

Transfers: Sammy Ameobi joins Cardiff on loan from Newcastle

Cardiff City has confirmed winger Sammy Ameobi will join the Bluebirds for a season-long loan this year.

The 23-year-old, who was born in Newcastle, made his first team debut for the Magpies in May 2011.

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