Fans think Sandro Tonali will be back in Italy within a year after video emerges

A video of Newcastle United’s new signing Sandro Tonali arriving on Tyneside has got fans talking.

On Monday, Newcastle officially announced the transfer of Tonail from AC Milan, in a deal worth a reported €70 million.

In a statement, the Magpies said: “Newcastle United are delighted to announce the signing of Italian international midfielder Sandro Tonali from AC Milan.

“The 23-year-old joins the Magpies for an undisclosed fee and has agreed a contract at St. James’ Park initially until 2028.

Fans were quick to react on social media. Some fans claimed the 23-year-old looked unhappy to be at Newcastle.

One said: “Clearly doesn’t want to be in Tyneside.”

During the 22/23 season, the midfielder played 48 matches for Milan across all competitions, scoring twice whilst registering 10 assists.

After he joined Newcastle, he told the club’s official website: “First of all, I want to thank Newcastle United because they are giving me a huge opportunity for my career.


“I want to repay the trust on the pitch, giving it my all, as I always have. I’m really excited about playing at St. James’ Park, I can’t wait to feel the warmth of the fans.

Magpies boss Eddie Howe said: “I’m delighted to welcome Sandro to Newcastle United.

“He is an exceptional talent and has the mentality, physicality and technical attributes to be a great fit for us.”

Newcastle will begin their Premier League season with a home match against Unai Emery’s Aston Villa on 12 August.

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