Newcastle have announced the signing of Sweden striker Alexander Isak from Real Sociedad on a long-term deal.

NEWCASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM – AUGUST 25: Alexander Isak signs for Newcastle United at St.James’ Park on August 25th, 2022 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

Club statement reads: ”Newcastle United are delighted to announce the signing of Alexander Isak for an undisclosed fee.

“The 6ft 4ins striker arrives from Real Sociedad and has signed a long-term deal at St. James’ Park.

“Isak becomes the Magpies’ fourth first team signing of the summer after Matt TargettNick Pope and Sven Botman and will wear shirt number 14.”

Speaking on his move, Alexander Isak said: “I’m delighted to have it done. It was a big, big decision for me but it is a decision I am really happy with.

Newcastle United sign Alexander Isak 

“It is a great, historical club that I think anyone would like to play for, with amazing fans. They were a big part of why I came here – and also the club’s project, which is one that I really believe in.

“You always want to go into a team and know how they play. I think Newcastle play very attractive football and I want to be a part of that.”

Newcastle United head coach, Eddie Howe, said: “I’m very excited that Alexander has chosen to join us. He is an outstanding talent who is capable of making a big contribution to the team.

“He is technically very good, with a mix of attributes that will complement us, but he is also at a great age to grow with this club.

“I want to thank the club’s owners and transfer committee for bringing Alexander to Newcastle. We are all delighted to have him on board.”

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