Newcastle sign forward Gordon from Everton for £45m


Newcastle United have completed the signing of forward Anthony Gordon from Premier League rivals Everton, both clubs said on Sunday, Reuters reports.

British media reported Newcastle will pay up to 45 million pounds ($55.8 million) for the 21-year-old, who will bolster their attacking options as they push for a Champions League spot.

“Since I heard of the interest, I was always convinced Newcastle were for me,” Gordon told Newcastle’s website.

“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.


“I feel like it’s a really big step. People haven’t seen what I’m capable of yet. I think under the gaffer, and the way the club’s going, I can really excel here.”

Gordon, who has played for England at Under-21 level, made 65 league appearances for Everton, scoring seven goals.

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