Reports: Newcastle capture Argentine striker on loan

first_img1 Newcastle have signed Shakhtar Donetsk striker Facundo Ferreyra on a season-long loan with the possibility of a permanent deal for £6.5million, according to various reports.Magies boss Alan Pardew has made no secret of the fact he is looking to bolster his attacking options and has now added the Argentine striker to his squad.Ferreya, 23, was one of six Shakhtar players who didn’t travel back to Ukraine following a friendly against Lyon in France due to fears regarding the political unrest in the eastern European country.The Toon Army are thought to be paying a £1.6m loan fee for the forward, who scored six goals in 13 appearances for the Ukrainian side last season.Ferreya becomes Newcastle’s seventh summer signing, though it is believed Pardew is still keen on adding another striker to his ranks. Shakhtar Donetsk striker Facundo Ferreyra is set to join Newcastle last_img read more