Rafa Benitez reacts after Newcastle sign Christian Atsu from Chelsea

Christian Atsu
Christian Atsu

Newcastle United have clinched the signing of Christian Atsu on a four-year deal.

The winger spent this season on loan from Chelsea.

And Newcastle have taken up a £6.2million buy option in the Ghana international's loan.

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Manager Rafa Benítez said: "We are happy to sign a good player.

"He's shown us that he's a good professional and someone who is very keen to learn and improve.

"Christian has been a key part of our promotion campaign and he wants to help us to build something for the future."

The transfer is subject to Atsu successfully reapplying for a work permit.