Newcastle midfielder rejoins Coventry on permanent deal

Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana has rejoined League One side Coventry City on a permanent deal.

Friday, 26th August 2016, 4:22 pm
Updated Friday, 26th August 2016, 5:24 pm
Gael Bigirimana

The 22-year-old Burundi international originally moved to the Magpies from the Sky Blues in July 2012 and also had a loan spell back at the Ricoh Arena last season.

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Bigirimana made 25 appearances for United in all competitions during his four years on Tyneside but hasn't featured for the first team since a League Cup tie at Morecambe in August 2013.

An NUFC spokesman said: "Everyone at Newcastle United wishes Gael all the best for his future at Coventry."