Football: Fabian Schär has extended his contract with Newcastle

Fabian Schär (30) remains loyal to the Magpies. The Swiss international (69 caps), whose contract expired at the end of this season, has signed up for two more years with the Newcastle club, where he arrived in 2018 from the Spanish club. of Deportivo La Coruña.

“I am absolutely thrilled. Staying to play at this incredible club was what I wanted,” the Swiss told the Magpies website. “Since my first day at Newcastle, I have felt comfortable there. It’s my second home and I’m delighted to stay here for two more years. »

The St. Gallen has worn the Magpies jersey 98 times in his career and has scored nine goals with the current 9th in the Premier League table.

This season, he has been one of the pillars of manager Eddie Howe’s team, in office since November 2021. Schär has thus played the inequality of 22 of the 24 matches (league and cup) since Howe is at the head of the ‘team. “Fabian is in amazing shape. He is an exemplary professional and a very important player in our locker room, ”said the Magpies manager on the club website.

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