Newcastle announce £40m Anthony Gordon deal as Magpies decide it’s time to go all-in on Champions League push | Goal.com UK

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Newcastle announce £40m Anthony Gordon deal as Magpies decide it’s time to go all-in on Champions League push | Goal.com UK


Newcastle have confirmed the signing of Anthony Gordon arriving at St James’ Park from Everton on a £40m ($50m) contract.

  • Newcastle announce huge deal
  • Forward arrives for £40m
  • Magpies focus on Champions League football

What happened? Magpies have confirmed Gordon has completed his move from Newcastle to St James’ Park. The 21-year-old has signed a deal worth £40million after seeking a move from Everton.Gordon skipped training 3 times In an attempt to force a transfer to Eddie Howe’s side.

what was said? Gordon told Newcastle Official website: “Ever since I heard of your interest, I have always been convinced that Newcastle would be a good fit for me. I think the fan base and the city really fit me as a person. I would like to see a team play under the manager. The way I do it really suits me and the club looks like it’s going in the right direction I feel like it’s a really big step People still don’t understand what I’m capable of here I can really win.”

Overall picture: Newcastle’s decision to invest heavily in Gordon comes during a season in which the Magpies are strong contenders for a place in the Champions League next season. Howe’s side saw him third in the Premier League table after playing 20 games. Newcastle are also looking for silverware at the Carabao Cup. The Magpies lead Southampton 1–0 after the first leg of the semi-final, with St James in the return match.

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Anthony Gordon Everton 2022-23Getty ImagesEddie HoweGetty

What next for Gordon? The new deal is a cup tie, meaning he can’t face Southampton in the Carabao Cup midweek, so he’s hoping for Newcastle’s first game against West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

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