Work permit paves way for Curtis Good to complete Newcastle United move

Having been granted a work permit, the 19-year-old is now set to seal his move from Melbourne Heart to English Premier League club Newcastle United
Curtis Good has completed the final hurdle of his move to English Premier League outfit Newcastle United after having his work permit approved. understands that the 19-year-old will fly to England in the coming days to officially sign his contract and link up with Newcastle's first-team squad.

The defender trialled with the club for over a week in June and impressed manager Alan Pardew enough to win a permanent deal, subject to a transfer fee being agreed between the two clubs and the granting of a work permit.

"Newcastle formally wrote to us and they were extremely positive about Curtis' time there and him as a person and that reflects well on the club and the A-League," Melbourne Heart's football operations manager John Didulica said after his trial concluded.

Good - left-footed and comfortable on the ball - only signed a professional deal with Heart in February 2011, but stood out with his composure in his 24 A-League appearances during the 2011-12 season.

Good's move will earn Heart a reported AU$600,000.

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