Barry Bannan and Bolasie send messages to new Newcastle signing

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The Sheffield Wednesday and the Crystal Palace stars are pleased for Dwight Gayle, who has joined Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.

Dwight Gayle celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal for Crystal Palace

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan has taken to social networking site Twitter to wish Dwight Gayle the best of luck at Newcastle United.

Gayle has joined Championship side Newcastle from Premier League outfit Crystal Palace.

As announced on the Magpies’ official website, the 25-year-old striker has signed a five-year contract.

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Bannan, who played with the striker at Palace, is pleased to see Gayle join Rafael Benitez’s side in the Championship.

Palace trio Yannick Bolasie, James McArthur and Alex McCarthy have also taken to Twitter to wish Gayle the best of luck at Newcastle.

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Gayle scored three goals and created eight chances in 16 Premier League appearances for Palace during the 2015-16 season.

During the 2014-15 campaign, the former Peterborough United striker scored five goals and created 16 chances in 25 league matches for the Eagles.

Back in 2013-14, Gayle scored four goals and created two chances in six Premier League games for Palace.

Newcastle got relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2015-16 campaign and will feature in the Championship next season.

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