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Newcastle Sign Joelinton From Hoffenheim In £40m Club-Record Deal

Newcastle have signed Joelinton for a club-record £40m from Hoffenheim on a six-year deal.
Joelinton becomes Newcastle's first signing of the summer windowJoelinton becomes Newcastle's first signing of the summer window.
Newcastle have marked Joelinton for a club-record £40m from Hoffenheim on a six-year bargain.

Joelinton's landing in St James' Park sees Newcastle break their exchange record for the second time in seven months, with the expense for the 22-year-old striker outperforming the £21m the club paid for Miguel Almiron in January.The bargain likewise speaks to a record deal for Hoffenheim, outperforming the £29m they got from Liverpool for forward Roberto Firmino in 2015.I'm extremely glad to be here," said Joelinton, who will wear the club's No 9 shirt. "I know it's an enormous speculation that the club has made in me, and that accompanies an immense duty.

"I'm exceptionally energetic and would like to give back on the pitch."

Newcastle head mentor Steve Bruce included: "The child has an energizing time in front of him. He's a crushing youthful player and we're clearly enchanted to get him. It's been continuing for a smidgen currently, so to get him is incredible for everyone.

"He has everything that a cutting edge player needs. He's huge, solid and athletic, and obviously he has age on his side too which is essentially significant.

"He's taken in the history and needed it (the No 9 shirt), and that is consistently a major shirt to fill. Be that as it may, in his eyes, it was 'expedite it - it's what I'm here for'.

"He's met people's high expectations, and I'm certain he will be a major, enormous most loved of the supporters. He has a mind boggling workabout him, he has a great modesty about him, and every one of the traits a top striker needs.-rate "Joelinton will wear the No 9 shirt for Newcastle
Joelinton, who has been topped at U17 level by Brazil, could play in Newcastle's pre-season well disposed at Preston on Saturday. He scored 11 objectives in 35 appearances for Bundesliga club Hoffenheim in all rivalries last season.

The 22-year-old turns into Bruce's first marking as Newcastle head mentor and will support the club's forward alternatives following the takeoffs of Ayoze Perez and Joselu to Leicester and Deportivo individually.

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