Newcastle new boy Romain Amalfitano believes the Tyneside club is the perfect match for him.

The 22-year-old midfielder will officially become a Magpies player on July 1 when his contract with Reims in his native France ends. And Amalfitano feels he has the right mind-set for Newcastle, who finished fifth in the Barclays Premier League to secure Europa League football for the 2012-13 campaign.

Amalfitano told the club's official website: "Naturally, I have this winning mentality that footballers tend to have. Newcastle have already shown last season in their performances without me that they've also got that kind of mentality. So I'm hoping to learn and get involved as much as possible with that."

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