Frenchman Allan Saint-Maximin has penned a new deal at Newcastle United that will see him at St James’ Park until 2026.

The exciting forward 23-year-old made 30 appearances in his Premier League season debut, scoring four goals and has begun the 2020/2021 season on an impressive not with a goal in his first game of the season.

Saint-Maximin told the club’s official website: “I’ve played for a lot of clubs – Monaco, Nice, in Germany, but Newcastle, I feel like it’s my home.New deal

“The supporters give me a lot of love, the coach too, and my partners on the pitch. Everybody gives me love and when you have this, I feel it’s my home and I hope this stays my home for a long time. Every club I’d been before, the fans loved me – but not like the Newcastle fans.

“That’s really important, because for me, you have the football and everything, but you have the human and they give me something different. So if I can give back to the supporters and to the club with a new deal, I’m really happy.”

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce said: “We’re absolutely delighted that he’s committed his future here. We’re delighted to be keeping him – and he’s delighted to be staying.

“I’m sure the supporters will be delighted with the news. He’s had an introduction now to what life in the Premier League is like and with Allan, the world is at his feet. He can go as far as he wants to go, because he’s got the talent to do it.”

Saint-Maximin joined Newcastle United for an initial six-year deal in August 2019 following a £16million transfer from Nice.

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