Newcastle United have finished the signing of striker Alexander Isak for a club-record £63m rate from Real Sociedad.
The Magpies showed on Friday, August 26, that the 22-year-old has signed a long-term deal at St. James’ Park.
Expressing his satisfaction in regards to the Magpies’ newest recruit, trainer Eddie Howe stated: ‘I’m very excited that Alexander has selected to sign up for us. He is an exceptional skill who’s able to making a large contribution to the workforce.
‘He is technically superb, with a mixture of attributes that can supplement us, however he’s additionally at a perfect age to develop with this membership.
‘I need to thank the membership’s house owners and switch committee for bringing Alexander to Newcastle. We are all overjoyed to have him on board.’
The Swedish striker netted 44 objectives in 132 appearances for Sociedad and has already amassed 37 caps for his place of birth.
Isak stated: ‘I’m overjoyed to have it achieved. It used to be a large, giant choice for me however this is a choice I’m in reality pleased with.
‘It is a smart, historic membership that I believe someone want to play for, with superb enthusiasts. They have been a large a part of why I got here right here – and likewise the membership’s venture, which is person who I in reality consider in.
‘You all the time need to move right into a workforce and know the way they play. I believe Newcastle play very sexy soccer and I need to be part of that.’
The signing of the 22-year-old has considerably reinforced Howe’s attacking choices following the damage to first-choice No 9 Callum Wilson.
Isak turns into Eddie Howe’s facet’s fourth arrival this summer time, following the additions of Sven Botman, Nick Pope, and Matt Targett.