Newcastle vs Burnley, player ratings: Fabian Schar stars as Sean Longstaff and Miguel Almiron impress
First-half goals by Fabian Schar – a stunning strike from range – and Sean Longstaff – his first in the Premier League – put Newcastle ahead [...]
Newcastle 1-0 Burnley LIVE: Fabian Schar GOAL, Premier League score and updates
Newcastle and Burnley go head-to-head at St James’ Park with both sides hopeful of pulling further away from the relegation zone. Follow the Premier League action LIVE with Express Sport. [...]
Newcastle sign Swiss defender Schar
Switzerland defender Fabian Schar has signed a three-year deal with Newcastle United. — Reuters pic LONDON, July 26 ― Newcastle United have signed Switzerland defender Fabian Schar from Deportivo La Coruna on a three-year deal, the Premier League club said today.British media reported Newcastle activated a £3 million (RM16 million) release clause in the 26-year-old's contract with the Spanish club.Schar made 25 appearances for Deportivo in La Liga last season, having moved to Spain from Hoffenheim a year ago.“I hope to start training with the team soon and I'm looking forward to everything that’s coming,” he said in a statement. “At the moment, I just want to get started.”Schar featured in three of Switzerland's four World Cup matches in Russia, helping his team progress from the group stage, before missing their last-16 defeat by Sweden through suspension.The ball-playing centre-back becomes the Newcastle's fourth recruit in the close season window as manager Rafa Benitez continues to operate on a tight budget.Newcastle, who finished 10th in the league last season, begin their new campaign against Tottenham Hotspur on August 11. ― Reuters [...]