Arsenal star football player Joe Willock had a successful loan spell last season when he was sent out by Mikel Arteta. He scored 8 goals in 10 games (at New Castle) and Newcastle United became very interested in the 21 years old. Today, August 13, 2021, Joe Willock joins New Castle on a permanent deal,
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Willock joins Newcastle United from Arsenal on a permanent deal that’s worth £25m final fee. Contract, medical, and paper works have been signed and completed. He is officially a New Castle player and he will be missed by his Childhood club.
“I’m buzzing to be here,” Willock told nufc.co.uk. “I loved my time here last season and I’m really happy to be back and to be a Newcastle United player.
“Leaving Arsenal is obviously a big step, and I’d like to thank everyone involved with the club for all their support over the years, but this is the right move to the right club at the right time for me.
“I only got one chance to play in front of a smaller number of Newcastle fans as a home player last season, so I can’t wait to step out in front of a packed St. James’ Park and experience that atmosphere.
“Come on, you Maggies!”
Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce, said: “I’m absolutely delighted to secure our number one target.
“We have had to be patient and persistent, but it has been worth the wait to bring Joe back.
“I want to thank Lee Charnley in particular for the work he has put in to make the deal happen. The club has gone above and beyond to make it possible.
“Joe is a wonderful young player with all the attributes you want in a midfielder, and he certainly proved that during his time with us last season.
“This is a move I know our supporters really wanted us to make, and I know they will join me in giving Joe a very warm welcome back to St. James’ Park.”
Joe Willock will wear the number 28 shirt for the 2021/22 season – the same squad number he occupied last season.
Newcastle United has confirmed that Joe Willock will be available for selection for next week’s Premier League match against Aston Villa.
What is Joe Willock Jersey number at Newcastle United – Joe Willock will wear jersey number 28.
Joe Willock Newcastle united salary details: Willock may become a top earner at Newcastle, he demanded a huge wage during the discussion of the personal term and Newcastle united was able to meet his salary demands.