Botman has megatransfer to stone-rich Newcastle United

The bullet is through the church: Sven Botman makes the switch to Newcastle United immediately has officially confirmed the arrival of the Dutch defender of Lille OSC.
In the last days of January, The Magpies still went wrong and AC Milan was also lurking, but Lille is finally tacking: Botman makes the switch to Italy for around 40 million euros. The clubs do not announce the exact amount of the transfer fee. In the winter, the stony Newcastle United offered another fifty million euros.

โœ๏ธ Newcastle United have agreed a deal in principle with LOSC Lille to sign Dutch defender Sven Botman for an undisclosed fee! โšซ๏ธโšช๏ธ
โ€” Newcastle United (@NUFC) June 28, 2022

The transfer is also good news for Ajax: the Amsterdammers stipulated a resale percentage at the sale of Botman in 2020 – for eight million euros – for eight million euros. Including training allowance, they can face more than three million euros. SC Heerenveen rented Botman in the 2019/2020 season from the Amsterdammers and is now collecting one and a half tons.
Botman was recently medically inspected and signed a five-year contract. The other formalities will be completed this week, the club reports.