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Newcastle: Fans buzz over latest club announcement

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Newcastle United fans have been sharing their delight on Twitter over the latest club announcement. 

This comes after the official Newcastle Twitter page revealed that the club has “taken up the one-year option on Federico Fernández’s contract to extend his stay at St. James’ Park” until the end of the 2020/21 season.

Are you pleased with Fernandez's latest deal?

Yes, he deserves it

Yes, he deserves it

No, not worth it

No, not worth it

This post then quickly gathered a lot of replies from Newcastle fans who were over the moon with this latest piece of business from the club.

Here’s a sample of Newcastle fans responding to the post:

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The Argentine defender has been Newcastle’s sixth-best player so far this year with a current season rating of 6.84 (per WhoScored). In 25 appearances for the Toon so far this season, Fernandez has averaged a total of 1.7 tackles per game and 5.9 clearances per game according to WhoScored. Now that the news of his deal at the club being extended until the end of next season has been announced, this has opened the door for lots of Newcastle fans to share their joy with the news on Twitter.

What do we think?

It’s great to see so many Newcastle fans reacting so positively towards the new deal for Fernandez, this shows that he is a well-liked an important figure for the team under Steve Bruce.

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