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Chelsea winger Christian Atsu becomes 37th player to leave Stamford Bridge on loan

Published on: 01 September 2016

Ghana international and Chelsea winger, Christian Atsu has moved to English Championship side Newcastle United from Chelsea on a season-long loan deal.

The former FC Porto man becomes the 37th player to be sent out on loan by Stamford Bridge giants Chelsea.

Atsu failed to impress Italian manager Antonio Conte of his readiness for first team opportunities and told him to look elsewhere.

After joining the Magpies, Atsu said he is thrilled to move to the St James' Park.

"I'm very happy to be at Newcastle," the winger said.

"It's a very big club. They have good facilities and I think Newcastle have one of the best coaches in the world.” He added.


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