Newcastle have completed the signing of Marseille winger Florian Thauvin.

He’s joined for a reported £12 million, signing a five-year contract.

Remy Cabella has been loaned to the French club as part of the deal.

The 22-year-old told the club website: “I have come from France to a really big club and am very happy to be here.

“It is a big honour to know that Newcastle have been after me for such a long time and that they wanted me that much.

“They have put their trust in me and I am looking forward to playing for the team.”

Newcastle boss Steve McClaren, said: “He is a perfect signing for this club – someone who is young, with great potential and is one of the best young players in Europe.

“He is an exciting, creative talent who can score goals and make assists, and we believe he will have a very bright future at Newcastle.”

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