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DeAndre Yedlin Arrives In Newcastle For Medical – Photos

5:48 pm, Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 64 Comments

Here are photos taken at Newcastle Airport today of 23 year-old US International right-back DeAndre Yedlin arriving to have his medical at the club – so we suppose we have beaten Aston Villa to his signature – always assuming he passes his medical of course.

The photos were taken by the Chronicle’s Iain Bust – good job!

The fee is said to be around £5M.

27 year-old Brentford midfielder Alan Judge is also expected in Newcastle today to take his medical before signing on for the club – maybe both players will be announced tomorrow?

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deAndre yedline arrives

Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

64 responses so far ↓

  • 1 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 5:52 PM

    Look how short he is. Do we have any of the Belgian midget striker kit left? It should fit perfectly……

  • 2 Jib // Aug 23, 2016 at 5:53 PM

  • 3 Termijn // Aug 23, 2016 at 5:54 PM

    What’s up with all this bashing on players who haven’t even played yet?

    On Judge, last I checked a leg break isn’t exactly a recurring injury so why that should be a concern I’ve no idea.

  • 4 Ron Knee // Aug 23, 2016 at 5:55 PM


    “Turn off your mind, relax and float down stream; etc.”

  • 5 Belfast // Aug 23, 2016 at 5:55 PM

    Jib I’ll bet you two pogs and a sprite yo-yo that yer link doesn’t work??

  • 6 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 5:57 PM

    you seem to have a right hair up your arse today mate,chill man….see where we are after the window shuts!lol

  • 7 Bobbybee // Aug 23, 2016 at 5:58 PM

    Just getting ready to go to the match tonight. Cup of tea and a kit kat. 😉 No idea what the team will be yet and not even prepared to guess. Not even sure what’s happening, but prepared to give Rafa the chance to get it right and confident he knows exactly what he’s doing. Regardless of the line up I fully expect a comfortable win. Looking forward to seeing the beast released at last. 😉 Looks like the only way to see the game is by going tonight, apart from highlights later. So, off we go! Howay the lads!!!

  • 8 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:00 PM

    I’m very, very disappointed with Gamez. I thought he was the answer at one of the fullback positions. This goes beyond hairs up me arse springy mate. This is just too ridiculous. Still even if Yedlin is short and can’t defend I suppose it’s better than no fullback at all. Harrumph!!!!

  • 9 firebug666 // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:00 PM

    I wonder how many more players we will be linked with in the time left.

    Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar is not only wanted by West Ham United, but also Rafa Benitez’s club Newcastle United.

    Lazaar is not part of the Rosanero’s plans for this season and is trying to complete a transfer before deadline day.

    West Ham have long been linked, but so far the move has not been finalised.

    According to Tuttomercatoweb, Benitez aims to make the most of the delays by diving in with his own offer.

    Lazaar would be welcomed at Newcastle United in the English Championship – their version of Serie B.

    The 24-year-old Morocco international spent his entire career in Italy at Varese and then Palermo.

  • 10 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:01 PM

    How can you have a medical if your leg is broken? Do they just stare in your ear with a straw or something?

  • 11 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:03 PM

    saw Gamez for 10 -15 minutes when he came on in the pre-season friendly – looked slow and ponderous

  • 12 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:04 PM

    think gamez is just a minor knock but because its happened now its effected his early season preperation so he’s nowhere near match sharp….shit like this happens,especially with us…patience required mate..not a lot else you can do.

  • 13 Average_Contents // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:06 PM

    Sandals AND socks? Haha.

    If we get him I’ll be made up as I was a bit gutted we never bid after he looked the part in the world cup for the USA.

    Still on holiday but flying back Thursday.

    It’s been brilliant tbh and the people who work in the hotel make the holiday far more than anything else (think it was Tsunki who wanted info about it, will supply more once home because the WiFi is proper shite over here)

  • 14 Termijn // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:06 PM

    Geordietwo, Do you think they’re just doing it for a laugh? Id imagine they will have a much better idea on what’s going on than either of us ever will.

  • 15 Bobbybee // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:06 PM

    Charlie, i was there too mate. Got skinned far too easily for my liking.

  • 16 Average_Contents // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:07 PM

    Yay it worked. Been truing for days but it wouldn’t let me

    Bye for now people 🙂

  • 17 firebug666 // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:08 PM

    Enjoy the rest of your hols AC.

  • 18 Our Toon // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:09 PM

    Happy with this signing

  • 19 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:10 PM

    No, I don’t think they’re doing it for a larf Termijn but I’m concerned at this mucking about with the fullback position. Is Yedlin part of the answer? It’s going to be a while before we know. I think Rafa is still concerned about our defense. I would be as well. We should be cleaning up in the Champs.

  • 20 Munster Mag // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:11 PM

    Bobby hope rafa tries mitro and arma together

  • 21 Shadow_Shearer // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:11 PM

    What can people tell me about this guy on the photos?? Is he a left back?? The article said right back, but I know which position has priority

  • 22 firebug666 // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:12 PM

    The good thing is Yedlin can play both fullback positions, he has pace too, maybe a bit work on defending according to what people are saying, but we shall see.

  • 23 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:12 PM

    Bobby bee
    Yeah I was being kind to him – looked like a fish out of water

  • 24 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:13 PM

    he’s an attacking right back,has played left back but primarily a right back…..really quick.

  • 25 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:15 PM

    Just saw a stats comparison of Yedlin vs Janmaat on another site. Janmaat wins both attacking and defending. Why do we want a poor man’s Janmaat? And why are we looking in Judge’s ear with a straw. Wait until he’s fit then give him a medical. Harrumph!

  • 26 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:17 PM

    because janmaat wants to leave….yedlin only 23 has time to fine tune his game,janmaat at 27 cant.

  • 27 Bobbybee // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:19 PM

    Munster, so would i mate, but he played last night for u23’s so i can’t see it. Looks like he’s relying on experience to get us up, so Arma will go out on loan. Let him get another 20 goals plus on his account. Got to be a Championship club or what’s the point? He hasn’t had the chance promised which is a disappointment, but i can see Rafa’s thinking. He is only 19 and he needs games. If he can’t give him a chance then loaning him is the only option. U23’s isn’t proper competition, so a loan will keep him progressing. Don’t agree myself, he’s a better finisher than Perez, who looks completely lost lately, but I’ll bow to his greater experience.

  • 28 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:20 PM

    But he’s very small Springy mate. I’ve seen garden gnomes taller than him. It’s a worrying sight……

  • 29 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:22 PM

    Just watching Roy Harper play Short and Sweet. Very nice…..

  • 30 Graeme // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:23 PM

    Soccer Sauce has been tweeting that Janmaat is off to Taxpayers FC for £11 million. Deal done
    Das Bost doesn’t fancy the Championship and the Unwashed are favourites – he must be coming on a 6 month contract then!!!

  • 31 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:23 PM

    yeah but janmaat may be taller but if he does’nt get back to head the ball in defence…size doe’snt matter does it between the two!lol

  • 32 Jib // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:26 PM

    Snd me your bank details and I guarantee that link will work

  • 33 Bobbybee // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:26 PM

    6.25 and not out the door yet, waiting for my son to get his ass in motion. God help him if we miss ko! 😉

  • 34 lochinvar // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:27 PM

    Das Bost needs to think through his options …Sunderland manager David Moyes says he was being “realistic” when he told the club’s fans to prepare for another relegation battle.
    The Black Cats have struggled for top-flight survival during the past four seasons and have lost their opening two Premier League games.
    “There have been managers come and gone and everything has been very close to the bottom every season,” ( for 4 years ) said Moyes.
    “I’ve said I want to change that but I can’t do that overnight.”

    A USA Internationalist and hopefully Judge Dread know where the true faith is..

  • 35 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:28 PM

    if u can lift ya leg mate,boot him up the hoop!lol

  • 36 JP...from The Rock // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:28 PM

    As weird as it sounds Yedlin is pretty good at heading the ball for his height. And he is fast and likes to get stuck in. I am all for this transfer.

    Judge as well. Wonder who we’ll bring as ST though. Interesting times ahead.

  • 37 lukes26 // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:30 PM

    Having watched quite a bit of US football, Im very familiar with yedlin

    he’ll beat players constantly and can send in decent crosses. He’s just not very polished. Doesnt do link up play nearly as well as janmaat. If he’s not at full speed he’s uncomfortable

    type of player youd want in the Championship, but maybe not in the EPL just yet

  • 38 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:31 PM

  • 39 Bobbybee // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:32 PM

    Springy, if only i could! 😉 No idea what hurry up means these days! Oh, here he comes at last. Later lads, enjoy the game however you can. Come on Newcastle, Wembley bound. 😉

  • 40 GeordieTwo // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:32 PM

    Just because you can run up and down on either side of the pitch doesn’t mean Yedlin can play either fullback position. He’s probably right footed. He’s got pace. He’s younger than Janmaat. Possibly he will improve under Rafa. Those are the pros I see. The cons are he’s small, and he’s relatively inexperienced (I don’t really count experience with Sunderland). Let’s wait and see.

  • 41 Jib // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:33 PM

    If you cannot get a working link here I’ll bare me arse in Fenwicks window
    (Ed probably used to say Beavans)

  • 42 Jib // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:37 PM

    Just for Ed

  • 43 Munster Mag // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:39 PM

    Bobby its not going to happen for arma on tyneside mate. This season was his chance. If we go up we will need to spend buckets on strikers and he wont make the cut. His only chance on tyneside is this season, or next if we go down. Failing that, injuries to strikers next season. Sad but true i think. If rafa liked him, he’d keep him to learn from Gayle and cover for gayle injuries

  • 44 Munster Mag // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:41 PM

    Good signings (?) today. Both smart additions by rafa. Is yedlin a right back yes?

  • 45 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:42 PM

    aye right back mate.

  • 46 Munster Mag // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:43 PM

    Janmaat is slow and lacks defensive urgency. Sell soon please rafa

  • 47 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:43 PM

    apparently 11m deal with west ham for janmaat agreed.

  • 48 Munster Mag // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:44 PM

    Tks springy, direct replacement for the wall puncher then i hope.

  • 49 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:45 PM

    aye looking that way mate

  • 50 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:45 PM

    gamez starts with sterry

  • 51 SPRINGY // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:46 PM

    hanly,lascelles colback shelvey

  • 52 firebug666 // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:46 PM

    Lee Ryder ?@lee_ryder now16 seconds ago
    Darlow, Sterry, Lascelles, Hanley, Gamez, Aarons, Colback, Perez, Diame, Mitrovic #nufc

  • 53 SUTTY1978 // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:47 PM

    Just looked up some of Yedlins stats. His passing % is horrible 66% for a full back is woeful. I remember Santon used to average about 90 in most games. Also he has basically 1 assist in the last 2 years, so not much cop going forward. All well and good that he’s quick but so was Obertan and he was fleck in useless.
    Can’t understand why we keep buying right sided players when the problem we have had for years (since Enrique + Jonas) is clearly the left hand side. We can’t go forward down the left and we also get ripped apart down the left. Just bloody bizarre

  • 54 Colos love child // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:47 PM

    anyone got a link you don’t have to sign up on or the spreaker radio link if no pictures

  • 55 firebug666 // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:47 PM

    Lee Ryder ?@lee_ryder now27 seconds ago View translation
    Subs: Sels, Dummett, Mbemba, Anita, Gouffran, Hayden, Gayle #nufc

  • 56 Munster Mag // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:48 PM

    Fast full backs who like to tackle. Gimme those all day long. Not full backs who want to be centre backs, or full backs who attack but cant defend. Not unless you have three quality defenders behind them.

  • 57 Blackley and Brownlie // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:48 PM

    Old Blackas is taking the boy in his wheelchair. Bummer to park near the ground (parking at SJP is “allocated”) so gone to quayside. Not looking forward to a crap pitch side view. Another bummer.

  • 58 Hail Wor Ashley // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:49 PM

    Yedlin – nice to have a genuine speedster in the squad, however I can’t say I’m overjoyed we’ve allocated £5m to a position we don’t need.

    Hopefully Rafa can coach him into being an effective attacking full-back, because he has the athleticism, just a question of overall ability given his complete lack of impact at Spurs.

  • 59 Jib // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:50 PM


  • 60 PJ // Aug 23, 2016 at 6:57 PM

    Why is everyone defending jaanmat? For me he had one good season and like the rest of his super star colleges all went and hid away when it really mattered. Him and sissoko can both go for nominal fees for me. Also soon as jaanmat was dropped and Anita played right back we win 2 on the bounce, not saying it was jaanmat fault like but makes you wonder

  • 61 Moonraker15 // Aug 23, 2016 at 7:03 PM

    I’m usually wrong, but I can see us getting a hatful tonight!

  • 62 Moonraker15 // Aug 23, 2016 at 7:05 PM

    Bainbridges haha

  • 63 c-dog // Aug 23, 2016 at 7:36 PM

    Bas Dost is a stocking of piss. Anyone who is even remotely excited by the prospect of watching him needs to reevaluate where their head is at.

  • 64 AmericanMagpie // Aug 23, 2016 at 8:34 PM

    Love this guy! But I’m totally biased.

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