31-year-old star who was sold by Steve Bruce is now set to return to Newcastle next month

Florian Lejeune is set to go back to Newcastle for a friendly versus Rayo Vallecano in December.

Domestic football will be postponed for the World Cup in Qatar, which implies clubs will need to go through a mini-pre-season prior to returning in December.

The Magpies have actually currently revealed that they will be taking a trip to Saudi Arabia for their mini pre-season training school next month and will be playing Al-Hilal in a friendly there.

And they have actually likewise revealed that their 2nd friendly will protest Spanish side Rayo Vallecano at St. James Park on December 17th which will see the return of previous gamer Florian Lejeune.

The Frenchman signed up with the La Liga side on a season-long loan from Alaves in the summertime. Steve Bruce was not able to get the most out of Lejeune, whose time at Newcastle was ruined by injuries. Rafa Benitez signed him for £8.7 million from Eibar. After a sluggish start, he settled in well at Newcastle and seemed an important addition. He was ultimately lent out to Alaves in 2020 and after that offered completely a year later on.

He made an overall of 46 looks in all competitors for Newcastle. His most unforgettable minute at the club was when he scored two times in interruption time to restore a difficult draw versus Everton.

Florian Lejeune scored two times in as lots of minutes to take a significant draw at Goodison Park!


Everton led 2-0 and the video game had actually gotten in interruption time, with Carlo Ancelloti’s side particular to win. But then there was Lejeune. The centre-back scored two times in the 94th and 95th minutes to save the most unlikeliest of draws.






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