Mathieu Debuchy is said to be undergoing a medical at St. James’ Park, and he was sighted last night in the Milburn stand, and he seemed happy enough that his dream move was about to happen.
Mathieu Debuchy – shakes hands with young fan last night
We must say that this could be a terrific signing for Newcastle and offsets just a little bit, the disappointing news that Demba Ba has followed the money to Chelsea, and the Senegal striker is said to be undergoing a medical at the Stamford Bridge club, and that could stretch past today, as Chelsea check out that knee of his.
Terms were quickly agreed with Debuchy yesterday, which was not surprising because the move was all set to happen in August and terms at that time had been agreed, but Newcastle and Lille could not agree a price.
That was resolved this time around, and it’s really good news that Debuchy should soon be arriving on Tyneside, and it looks like he’ll make his debut a week on Saturday at Norwich – and maybe we could even get a win in that game – we need one.
The Daily Mail is reporting that Debuchy has indeed passed his medical but we’ll wait for the official news from Newcastle, which should be out in a little while.
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