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The Magpies' goalkeeper is tipping his Netherlands team-mate to make an impact on the English top-flight, if he completes his proposed £6.6million move from Ajax

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul inists that Ajax star Vurnon Anita has all the necessary attributes required to become a success in the Premier League.

The 22-year-old midfielder is set to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms ahead of his proposed £6.6 million transfer from the Dutch champions and is expected to sign a five-year deal at St James' Park.
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"I've played with him since the Under-15 squads," Krul told NUsport.

"I think he's ready for a move to the Premier League. His skill on the midfield and duelling is good enough for England.

"I understood he has to reach an agreement himself, but I think we can use a versatile player like him very well."

The Netherlands international, who can also play at left-back, will follow the arrivals of Romain Amalfitano, Curtis Good and Gael Bigirimana as the Magpies look to match their achievements of last season where they finished fifth in the league.

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