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Atsu to make Newcastle move permanent

Chelsea Football Club has today reached agreement with Newcastle United for the permanent transfer of Christian Atsu.

Atsu, 25, has spent the 2016/17 campaign on loan with Newcastle, helping them secure a return to the Premier League at the first attempt. Atsu appeared 32 times, scoring five goals for the Championship winners.

The Ghanaian joined Chelsea in 2013, and was named the Player of the Tournament at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, also scoring the Goal of the Tournament. He was also in the 2017 event’s Team of the Tournament after helping his country reach the semi-finals.

We wish Christian the best of luck in his future career.