6 things you didn't know about Newcastle new boy Isaac Hayden

Newcastle United today signed Isaac Hayden from Arsenal.

Monday, 11th July 2016, 10:39 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:04 pm
Isaac Hayden

We have been doing our research on Hayden, who spent last season on loan at Hull City.

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Here are seven things you might not know about Newcastle's fifth summer signing.

* Versatile Hayden – whose primary position is central midfield – has represented England at Under-20 level.

* The only senior goal of Hayden's career so far came in Hull's 6-0 win over Charlton Athetlic in January.

* Chelmsford-born Hayden started his career at Brentwood Boys and also played for Southend United.

* Hayden's father Sol was a youth player at Aston Villa.

* Arsenal signed Hayden – who can also play in defence – in 2008. He signed a scholarship in 2011, aged 16.

* Hayden made two Capital One Cup appearances for Arsenal.