Magpies swoop for Bigirimana

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Teenage midfielder Gael Bigirimana has become Alan Pardew's latest summer capture after sealing a move from Coventry.

The Burundi-born 18-year-old midfielder has signed a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee, which it is understood could amount to around £1million.

Bigirimana's move follows the Magpies' signing of French midfielder Romain Amalfitano.

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