Newcastle United winger Jacob Murphy completes loan exit

Newcastle United winger Jacob Murphy has completed a season-long loan switch to Sheffield Wednesday.

Thursday, 8th August 2019, 5:15 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th August 2019, 5:15 pm
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - JULY 30: Jacob Murphy of Newcastle United on the pitch ahead of the Pre-Season Friendly match between Hibernian FC and Newcastle United FC at Easter Road on July 30, 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

The wideman becomes the Owls’ sixth signing of the summer after former boss Steve Bruce gave Murphy the green light to depart, after a pre-season where he failed to impress.

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Since signing for Newcastle for around £12million, Murphy has failed to establish himself as a regular at St James’s Park.

He spent the second half of last season on loan at West Brom, playing 15 times for the Baggies.