Newcastle United defender Florian Lejeune moves to Alaves on a permanent deal

Florian Lejeune
Lejeune rejoins Alaves after a spending last season on loan at the Spanish club

Newcastle United defender Florian Lejeune has completed a permanent move to Spanish side Alaves for an undisclosed fee.

The 30-year-old Frenchman spent a successful loan spell at the La Liga outfit during the 2020-21 campaign.

Lejeune joined the Magpies for £8.7m from Eibar in 2017 but suffered two serious knee injuries during his time at the club.

He made 46 appearances for Newcastle in all competitions.

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