Newcastle United have completed the signing of England international midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.
The 23-year-old moves to St. James’ Park from Swansea City in a deal worth £12million.
Shelvey has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with the Magpies.
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“I’m very excited to be here. I’m so glad that it’s finally done,” said Shelvey.
“I drove up through the night to be here so it’s been a manic 24 hours but it’s all been worth it to come here and play for this great club.”
Newcastle United head coach, Steve McClaren, added: “I’m delighted to welcome Jonjo to Newcastle United.
“He has great experience for a young English central midfielder and is a current England international, so I’m certain he will be a great addition to the squad.
“He is a player we have admired for some time and we’re very pleased that we’ve now been able to bring him here.”