Newcastle United news: Gamez signs, new boys face media

Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez

Jesus Gamez has become Newcastle United's FOURTH summer signing.

Jesus Gamez has signed a two-year deal at St James's Park after joining from Atletico Madrid.

And United are also in the market for a central defender.

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez takes his team to Ireland next week for a training camp and a friendly against Bohemian.

And Benitez could have another new face in his squad for the trip.

Meanwhile, two of United's summer signings have been speaking to the media.

Forward Dwight Gayle has been surprised at the mood behind the scenes at relegated Newcastle ahead of the club's Championship campaign.

And winger Matt Ritchie has revealed his Geordie connection.

In other news, Liverpool are weighing up a move for a United midfielder, while ex-Newcastle defender Davide Santon is poised to sign for Sunderland.