Newcastle have sent French midfielder Romain Amalfitano out on a season-long loan to Ligue 2 French outfit, Dijon.
The 24-year-old midfielder, who has seen first-team opportunities at St James' Park severely limited since joining from Reims last season, could make the move a permanent one if it is successful.
Amalfitano appeared only four times for the Toon last season, all in the Europa League, with his last performance all the way back in November.
Regarded as 'one for the future' by boss Alan Pardew when he arrived at the club in July 2012, the creative midfielder has struggled to make an impact in English football and will look to make the most of the opportunity presented to him in his native France.
The Frenchman began his career at Evian, and was earmarked as a talent to watch in the future when he joined up with Pardew's side after the expiration of his contract at Reims.
His departure from England coincides with Morgan, his elder brother who also plays in the same position as Romain, arriving at West Brom on loan from Marseille earlier this week.
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