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Florian Lejeune joins Alaves on a permanent deal as Frenchman ends Newcastle nightmare

Florian Lejeune joins Alaves on a permanent deal as Frenchman ends Newcastle nightmare after two critical knee accidents restricted him to only 46 appearances in FOUR YEARS

  • Florian Lejeune has rejoined Spanish facet Alaves on a permanent deal
  • The Newcastle defender endured a torrid time with accidents within the North East
  • Lejeune, 30, was hampered by two critical new accidents, stunting his progress 

French defender Florian Lejeune has rejoined Alaves on a permanent deal from Newcastle, the Premier League membership have confirmed.

The 30-year-old returns to the Spanish outfit after a profitable season-long mortgage final time period, wherein he made 26 appearances in all competitions.

Lejeune joined Newcastle in an £8.7million deal from Eibar in 2017 however was hampered by two critical knee accidents throughout his time on the membership.

Florian Lejeune has rejoined Spanish facet Alaves on a permanent deal from Newcastle United

The 30-year-old endured a nightmare spell in the North East and was hampered by injuries

The 30-year-old endured a nightmare spell within the North East and was hampered by accidents

He made 46 appearances for the membership in all competitions and is the Premier League facet’s fourth departure this summer season, after Christian Atsu, Andy Carroll and Henri Saivet all left St James’ Park.

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce revealed earlier this week that the Frenchman was in talks with the LaLiga facet, including that the transfer can be sanctioned whether it is in the very best pursuits of the out-of-favour defender.

‘He’s having talks with the membership in Spain the place he was on mortgage final season,’ Bruce stated. ‘There may very well be one thing taking place there. If it should be proper for Flo, we want him the very best of luck.’ 

French defender Lejeune spent last season on loan at Alaves and has signed permanently

French defender Lejeune spent final season on mortgage at Alaves and has signed completely

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