Newcastle United have signed midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum on a long term deal from PSV Eindhoven, according to SkySports.
The Premier League side have completed the £14.5million signing of Georginio Wijnaldum from the Dutch side earlier today.
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The 24-year-old midfielder was named the Dutch player of the year last season after lifting the Eredivisie trophy.
Wijnaldum was in a heavy link with the Magpies over the past few months. The transfer fee has not been disclosed but Newcastle revealed that this is the third highest transfer fee in their history. However, the reports believe that the fee is around £14.5million.
The Dutchman was who has capped 19 times for Netherlands was also the part of last year’s World Cup.
The Magpies have already several of Dutch players in their squad. Wijnaldum will be joiinng his countrymen Tim Krul, Vurnon Anita, Daryl Janmaat and Siem de Jong.
Newcastle manager Steve McClaren revealed that this is one of the biggest transfer for the club. Wijnaldum is an attacking player he is skillful and also capable of scoring goals.
Wijnaldum scored 14 goals and assisted three in 32 starts in the Dutch league last term. He also made seven Europa League appearances.
Columnist: Stevan Jones