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Saturday 21 October 2017

Newcastle set to unveil Janmaat as fifth signing

NEWCASTLE expect to formally announce Holland international Daryl Janmaat as their fifth summer signing.

The 24-year-old Feyenoord full-back travelled to Tyneside last night to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms after the two clubs agreed a fee at the weekend.

It appeared an announcement was imminent with a photograph of the player holding a back and white shirt alongside Magpies manager Alan Pardew appearing on Twitter.

However, some minor formalities remain to be completed and that means Janmaat will not now be unveiled until Wednesday.

His official arrival will be significant for more than one reason as it is likely to trigger Mathieu Debuchy's departure for Arsenal.

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