Newcastle sign French teen

Newcastle United have completed the signing of teenage prospect Olivier Kemen.

Last Updated: 04/07/13 at 15:25 Post Comment

Newcastle complete their first signing of the summer

Newcastle complete their first signing of the summer

Newcastle United have completed the signing of teenage prospect Olivier Kemen.

The 16-year-old France Under-17 international midfielder has joined from Metz.

Speaking earlier this month, Kemen said: "Newcastle is a big team, and they look after young players. If they agree everything with Metz, I will join them.

"There are some good French speaking people there, so I can settle there fine on the guidance of everyone there."

Newcastle have also confirmed that Paul Dummett, Conor Newton - both of whom were on loan at St Mirren last season - Michael Richardson, Alex Gilliead plus goalkeepers Jak Alnwick and Jonathan Mitchell have all signed new deals.


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