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Alexander Isak has moved to Newcastle United in a record-breaking deal

Alexander Isak

Newcastle United has been revamping the squad under the new ownership since the start of the year. The Magpies signed a number of players in the January transfer window before splashing big this summer. One of the most eye-catching transfers is the acquisition of Alexander Isak from Spain.

The Swedish striker is just 22 years old and has a terrific goalscoring record. The striker is also 6 foot 4 inches which makes him a daunting figure in the opposition box. Alexander Isak has been linked with a transfer to England previously as well. Arsenal were interested to sign the former Real Sociedad man.

However, the Gunners eventually decided to splash the cash on Gabriel Jesus. Newcastle United wanted to sign a quality first-team striker all summer. The club has finally broken the bank to secure the deal for Alexander Isak. The striker has signed a

Can Alexander Isak succeed in the Premier League?

The Swedish striker has been playing well for the past few seasons with Real Sociedad and Sweden. However, in recent years, strikers that have moved to England have struggled to adapt. Timo Werner is one of the most recent examples of the same. The physicality and intensity of the Premier League are unmatched.

Newcastle United believes that Alexander Isak will be able to adapt quite comfortably to the Premier League due to his abilities on the ball. The striker is naturally dominant due to his height and is a good finisher for his teams. Eddie Howe feels that the player complements the team really well. He said that:

“I’m very excited that Alexander has chosen to join us. He is an outstanding talent who is capable of making a big contribution to the team. He is technically very good, with a mix of attributes that will complement us, but he is also at a great age to grow with this club.”

Whether Alexander Isak will repay the faith posed in him by the club and his new manager is a question that only time can answer. For Now, Newcastle United can be pleased to have acquired one of the most sought-after strikers in World Football.

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