Fri 26 August 2022 | 14:15

Official: Newcastle United signs Alexander Isak for £59m club-record

Being linked with a move to the Magpies all the summer, the only obstacle in the transfer of Sweden international to the Premier League outfit was Real Sociedad demanded Newcastle pay his £76m release clause. However, two clubs have eventually settled for a £59m deal.

The 22-year-old has contributed 43 goals and eight assists in the 128 appearances he’s made for

Real Sociedad

. He also has scored nine goals in his 37


caps. the Magpies are ready to push for a place in Europe next season as the Swede will be the driving force of their forward line.

Alexander Isak

will wear the Number 14 shirt for

Newcastle United

as he penned a long-term contract with the Premier League side, arriving for a club-record fee of


that can eventually rise to £63million through add-ons. In addition to the fact that 10% of a future sale is reserved by the La Liga club.


Isak told

Newcastle’s official website


“I'm delighted to have it done. It was a big, big decision for me but it is a decision I am really happy with.

“It is a great, historical club that I think anyone would like to play for, with amazing fans. They were a big part of why I came here - and also the club's project, which is one that I really believe in. You always want to go into a team and know how they play. I think Newcastle play very attractive football and I want to be a part of that.”

Newcastle will next face the


on Sunday in the Premier League.



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