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Onyewu set to sign loan deal with Newcastle

Onyewu set to sign loan deal with Newcastle

United States defender Oguchi Onyewu is set to join Newcastle on loan until the end of the season.
The 24-year-old Onyewu, who was named this year's U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year, will move from Belgian team Standard Liege if he passes medical tests at Newcastle on Monday.
Onyewu started all three matches for the U.S. team at last year's World Cup in Germany, and has scored one goal in 17 internationals since his debut in October 2004.
Onyewu has scored eight goals in 93 games for Standard Liege since joining in 2004.
The center back had also been linked with Chelsea, Lyon, Fulham Middlesbrough and Real Madrid.
Newcastle is 12th in the Premier League with 30 points. The Magpies have struggled with injuries and have won only one of their last seven matches.


Updated : 2021-04-17 04:15 GMT+08:00