Newcastle United in double transfer swoop

Newcastle United have completed a double transfer swoop.

Monday, 29th July 2019, 11:58 am
Updated Monday, 29th July 2019, 12:58 pm
Kyle Scott.

The club has signed midfielder Kyle Scott and goalkeeper Jake Turner.

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Scott, capped by capped by England, the Republic of Ireland and the USA at youth level, has spent the past 12 years at Chelsea. The 21-year-old said: “I’m really excited. Newcastle is a massive club with massive history, but for young kids there’s an opportunity – you see that with (Sean) Longstaff and what he did last year, and it’s a good opportunity for me.”

Turner was at Bolton Wanderers and had loan spells at Stalybridge Celtic and Darlington last season. He has also played for England at Under-19 level.

The 20-year-old said: “It’s excellent for me – I can’t wait to get started. Stepping up to a Premier League club is massive. We’ll see where I progress – playing in the Premier League is a dream. We’ll see what happens.”