Rolando Aarons handed new long-term deal at Newcastle

Rolando Aarons is set to sign a new long-term deal at Newcastle United.

Wednesday, 10th August 2016, 5:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:02 pm
Rolando Aarons

The winger, in the final year of his contract, has been offered a five-year deal.

Aarons featured prominently in pre-season and came off the bench in the club's season-opening defeat to Fulham at Craven Cottage last week.

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Talks over a new contract for Aarons broke down in late 2014.

But the 20-year-old has impressed United manager Rafa Benitez, and Aarons has been rewarded him with a new deal.

Newcastle hope the proposed contract can be signed ahead of Saturday's home game against Huddersfield Town.

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