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The talented striker has joined from Northampton Town this summer.

Newcastle United unveiled their latest signing yesterday, as new boy Ivan Toney posed in a Newcastle shirt for the first time after his move from Northampton Town was finally completed.

Toney joins the club on an unspecified long-term deal, for an undisclosed fee. His arrival is certainly meant as one for the future. The 19-year-old, who has wowed spectators in League Two with his precocious talent, is still raw material and will need to be moulded into the star Newcastle hope he will become.

Toney, who played 44 times for the Cobblers last season scoring 10 times, is likely to go into the Under-21 set-up and most Newcastle fans are hopeful he will be a great signing for the future.

Others are wary. They feel that Newcastle still need to bring in another first-team player this summer and that Toney is not that player.

The other worry is that Toney will fester in the under-21 set-up.

Newcastle fans have been frustrated in the past by the lack of first-team opportunities given to the likes of Haris Vuckic, Gael Bigirimana, Mehdi Abeid and Olivier Kemen and are hopeful Toney will not be another such player…

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