25 C
Agartala
Saturday, June 22, 2024

Newcastle seal signing of Everton winger Gordon

Date:

Newcastle United and Everton confirmed on Sunday that Everton’s 21-year-old winger Anthony Gordon has moved to St James’ Park for a price of around 40 million pounds (49.5 million U.S. dollars).

Gordon becomes Newcastle’s first signing in the winter transfer window after missing three days of training at Everton and handing in a transfer request.

The player joined Everton at the age of 11 and made his first team debut in January 2020, scoring seven goals in 78 appearances.

After the move was confirmed, he wrote on social media that “there have always been some difficult moments this year but I never took any of it personally; stick by the team because they need you.”

“I love this club and I always have, from the day I joined, but the time has come for me to leave. I know many fans won’t understand but the next chapter awaits. I will always wish the best for this club and always be watching on,” wrote Gordon.

The player told the Newcastle website that “since I heard of the interest, I was always convinced Newcastle were for me.”

“I think the fan base and the city really suits me as a person, the way the team are playing under the gaffer at the minute really suits me, and the club just look like they’re heading in the right direction,” he said.

Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe commented he was “delighted to sign Anthony – he’s a top, top talent.”

Share post:

Subscribe

Adspot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Residents protest poor road conditions in Kurti Gram Panchayat

By TC News Desk Agartala, 21st June 2024:  The road...

Hundreds attend job fair at Labour department despite limited vacancies

By TC News Desk Agartala, 21st June 2024:   A job...

NLU Tripura Celebrates 10th International Yoga Day; Interactive Session with DIG of Police and IG, Prison

By TC News Desk Agartala, 21st June 2024:   NLU Tripura...

Kailashahar & Dharmanagar celebrate 10th International Day of Yoga with grand festivities

By TC News Desk Agartala, 21st June 2024:   Under the...