Newcastle confirm signing of Sweden striker Isak

Newcastle United have signed Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak on a long-term contract worth around £60 million.

The 22-year-old joins Matt Targett, Nick Pope, and Sven Botman as the Magpies’ fourth signing of the summer.

The Swede scored 44 goals in 132 games for Sociedad and has nine in 37 national team appearances.

“It was a big, big decision for me but it is a decision I am really happy with,” he said.

“It is a great, historical club that I think anyone would like to play for, with amazing fans. They were a big part of why I came here – and also the club’s project, which is one that I really believe in.

“You always want to go into a team and know how they play. I think Newcastle play very attractive football and I want to be a part of that.”

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