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Newcastle Agrees to Fee for Lille’s Debuchy, Sky Sports Reports

December 30, 2012

Newcastle is set to sign France fullback Mathieu Debuchy after agreeing to a fee of about 5 million pounds ($8.1 million) with French soccer club Lille, Sky Sports reported.

The 27-year-old will join the Magpies next month during the mid-season transfer window subject to personal terms and passing a medical examination, Sky Sports said.

Real Madrid and Inter Milan had also been interested in signing Debuchy, Sky Sports added.

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