OFFICIAL: Newcastle United defender Schar signs new contract
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OFFICIAL: Newcastle United defender Schar signs new contract

Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar has signed a new two-year contract with the Magpies. 

Schar has been a key player under Eddie Howe at St James' Park, playing in 22 out of the 24 league and cup matches under the Magpies boss.

"I've been delighted with Fabian's form. He is the ultimate professional and a hugely important player in our dressing room," said Howe. 

"I'm delighted he has committed himself to the club. He is very driven for future success and I’m pleased he will be a part of our future."

Schar on his new deal

"I’m absolutely delighted," said the center-half on the club’s website.

"It’s what I always wanted – to stay here to play for this unbelievable club."

"Since my first day in Newcastle, I felt so comfortable; it’s like a second home and now to stay here for some more years, I’m delighted."

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