Yoshinori Muto completes Newcastle move after work permit granted

Newcastle have completed the signing of Yoshinori Muto on a four-year deal after the Japan international was granted a work permit.

Muto had to wait on an FA Governing Body Endorsement (GBE) hearing to find out whether he can complete his £9.5m move to Newcastle.

The 26-year-old agreed personal terms and completed a medical last Friday ahead of a permanent switch from German club Mainz.

More to follow.