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Newcastle Transfers: 10 More French Players Who Played For The Toon

9 March 2013 4:56 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Newcastle: Twinned with France.

Or at least that’s what some might say, given the current make-up of the Magpies’ first team squad. However, French players on the Toon are not a new phenomenon, and here we look back at ten former Newcastle stars from across the channel to see how they stack up against the French Connection of today.

The country which brought the world David Guetta, Les Misérables and the baguette was already the birthplace of seven Newcastle players going into the January transfer window, but by the close of trading on January 31st the club’s incoming transfers had ramped that connection up a whole new level.

Firstly, Euro 2012 right back Mathieu Debuchy finally joined from Lille, and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa added extra reinforcement to the Newcastle defence following a move from reigning French champions Montpellier.

Tyneside then saw the addition of two attacking talents in the form »

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