The Magpies have completed the permanent signing or Martin Dubravka on a four year deal.
The 29 years old goalkeeper becomes Newcastle’s first summer signing, after they activated the option to sign him.
Dubravaka joined the club in the January from Czech side Sparta Prague, and quickly became an important player for Rafa Benitez men’s.
The Slovakia international made twelve appearance and kept for four clean to help his club finish tenth in to Premier League.
“Even since he arrived with us on loan he has shown a fantastic attitude and great work ethic, and of course we have been very impressed with his performance for us on the pitch last season”, Benetiz told Newcastle’s official website.