“45M and he’s been crap all season for Everton”- Fans react to Everton star Anthony Gordon’s sudden move to Newcastle United
Anthony Gordon's departure hinders Everton's efforts to remain in the English top flight.
Anthony Gordon signing the Contact for the Magpies (Image via Twitter)
Newcastle United has officially announced the signing of Anthony Gordon, following the completion of all necessary documents and medical tests. The clubs and player sides have exchanged contracts, making Gordon an official member of the Newcastle team.
A statement from the club said, “We are thrilled to welcome Anthony to our club and look forward to seeing him in action on the field. He is a talented player who will bring a lot of energy and skill to our team.”
Gordon, who has been with Everton’s youth team, is excited to join the Magpies. He said, “I am honored to be a part of such a historic club and can’t wait to start. I am eager to work with my new teammates and coaches to help the team achieve success.”
The 20-year-old attacking midfielder is a product of the Everton academy; he is considered one of the brightest young talents in English football. He will now be looking to make a name for himself at St James’ Park, and fans are excited to see him in action.
With this signing, Newcastle United continues to invest in young talent and build a strong team for the future. This is a positive move for both Gordon and Newcastle United, as it allows the player to showcase his abilities on a bigger stage and for the club to continue to build a competitive squad.
How Twitter Reacted to Anthony Gordon’s signing
The 21-year-old had made it clear to Everton that he wanted to leave the club in this transfer window. He was absent from training for three days this week, with Newcastle’s efforts to sign him increasing. Newcastle sees Gordon as a player who can operate in several positions across the front line.
Gordon had a scrap with the Newcastle players during last October’s 1-0 win for Eddie Howe’s men
During the summer transfer window, Chelsea had conducted high-level talks with Everton over Gordon’s availability. The Blues were prepared to pay £60m to bring him to Stamford Bridge. Despite continued interest from Chelsea, The then-Everton manager Frank Lampard did not want the Englishman to leave. Now the younger follows his manager on the way out of the club, as Lampard was packed earlier due to the team’s poor performance.
Newcastle have signed Anthony Gordon from Everton for £40M pic.twitter.com/gv2E1J5gno— Paddy Power (@paddypower) January 27, 2023
Anthony Gordon will become a very good player at Newcastle.— Mark (@MarkBirch1988) January 25, 2023
He’ll realise his obvious potential under the tutelage of a good manager.
Evertonians and Everton put too much pressure on a kid 18 months into his professional career.
No hard feelings from me, we’ve let him down.
Anthony Gordon : Welcome Newcastle United pic.twitter.com/ar7bD5DU9l— Khalid 🇸🇦 (@Khalid_bossman) January 21, 2023
This marks a new chapter for Gordon as he joins the Magpies and looks to make an impact on the team. Fans of Newcastle United can look forward to seeing him in action on the pitch as he begins his journey with the club.
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