The 21-year-old Frenchman, who was called into the France Under-21 squad earlier this week, has ended speculation over his future on Tyneside by putting pen to paper on a deal which will keep him at St James´ Park until 2012.
He has played every minute of the new season under Sam Allardyce and has performed admirably as an emergency left-back as the Magpies have made an unbeaten start.
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