Newcastle midfielder Matty Longstaff has signed a new two-year contract, with his brother Sean Longstaff already playing for the club.
The 20-year-old midfielder Matty Longstaff, whose deal expired this summer, scored three goals in 15 appearances last season after coming through the Newcastle academy.
He scored the winning goal on his Premier League debut against Manchester United in October.
“It took a bit longer than I’d hoped but I’m really happy it’s done now,” Newcastle midfielder Matty Longstaff told the club’s official website.
“I can’t wait to get back to playing at a full St James’ Park hopefully soon.”
“I spoke to [manager] Steve Bruce and we talked through it and it was a no-brainer after I spoke to him.”
“He gave me my chance and I’m really looking forward to working with him and his coaching staff, who were all great with me.”
Bruce said: “It’s great to see a young local lad from North Shields staying with his boyhood club. It’s taken a while, but patience is a virtue and I’ve always said that I was quietly confident.”
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