Haidara heading to Newcastle

  • Last Updated: January 22 2013, 15:52 GMT

Newcastle have agreed a deal to sign defender Massadio Haidara from Ligue 1 club Nancy.

Haidara: Heading to Newcastle
Haidara: Heading to Newcastle

The 20-year-old full back has made 17 appearances in Ligue 1 this season and will head to the north east for a medical.

"After 46 games and two-and-a-half years in the Nancy shirt, Massadio Haidara is leaving his former club for Newcastle United, currently sixteenth in the Premier League," a statement on the club's website read.

"The two clubs have reached an agreement and will finalise the transfer on Tuesday."

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