Newcastle United confirm loan exit for defender following injury lay-off
Another loan exit from Newcastle United has been confirmed with Kell Watts joining League One side Peterborough United until January.
Watts spent last season on-loan at Wigan Athletic as he helped Leam Richardson’s side secure promotion back to the Championship.
The 22-year-old made 26 league appearances for the Latics last campaign and joined up with Eddie Howe’s first-team during pre-season, however, a knee-injury halted his progression during the off-season.
Watts has had his move to Peterborough United confirmed and will be available to play for Posh in around four weeks time once his injury worries clear-up.
Watts, who made his first-team debut against Liverpool at the end of the 2019/20 season, also enjoyed a successful spell at Plymouth Argyle in 2020/21 and will hope to impress during his spell at the Weston Homes Stadium.
Elsewhere, Matty Longstaff, Lucas de Bolle and Martin Dubravka have all had loan exits from Newcastle confirmed today.