Leicester midfielder and former England national team player Harvey Barnes, 25, has become a new recruit of Newcastle United. It was officially announced by the press service of "The Magpies".
According to the source, the deal will be worth €44 million. Barnes signed an employment agreement until the end of June 2028.
Harvey is an exciting talent who I have admired for a long time so I'm delighted to welcome him to Newcastle. He will bring a lot to our game. We look forward to working with him.
Recall that Barnes' previous club earned 34 points in the last season-2022/2023 of the English Premier League (EPL) and, having taken the eighteenth place in the standings, was relegated to the Championship. "The Magpies" finished in fourth place (71 points), getting into the Champions League zone.
Barnes played all 38 rounds, scoring 13 goals and giving three assists. According to Transfermarkt, the market value of the player is €35 million.