Rolando Aarons reacts on Twitter to Ayoze Perez getting new contract

Ayoze Perez

Manchester United-linked Ayoze Perez signed a new contract with Newcastle United on transfer deadline day.

Newcastle United winger Rolando Aarons has taken to social networking site Twitter to congratulate Ayoze Perez on signing a new contract.

Perez, who has been on the books of Newcastle since 2014, put pen to paper on a new five-and-a-half-year contract on transfer deadline day.

Aarons, who is 20 years of age, is delighted to see the 22-year-old Spanish forward commit his long-term future to the Magpies.

According to The Mirror, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur have been monitoring Perez’s progress, but the new contract should allay the fears of Newcastle fans regarding the forward’s future.

The former Tenerife youngster scored seven goals and created 27 chances in 36 Premier League appearances for Newcastle last season.

The forward had a pass accuracy of 80% and a shot accuracy of 53%, and won 23 headers, 60 dribbles and 32 tackles.

So far this season, Perez has scored five goals and created 27 chances in 21 Premier League games.

The Spaniard has a pass accuracy of 77% and a shot accuracy of 40%, and has won four headers, 27 dribbles and 26 tackles.

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