Republic of Ireland midfielder set to become Steve Bruce’s first signing of the summer
eff Hendrick has undergone a medical ahead of a move to Newcastle.
The 28-year-old former Burnley midfielder still needs to complete the formalities of his switch to St James’ Park but he is set to become Steve Bruce’s second signing of the summer.
Hendrick is available on a free transfer after leaving Burnley at the end of his contract last month and is expected to sign a three-year deal with Newcastle.
Hendrick made 24 appearances for Burnley in the Premier League last season, scoring twice and registering two assists.
He joined the Clarets from Derby in 2016 and went on to make 139 appearances for Sean Dyche’s side.
Hendrick has also played 54 times for the Republic of Ireland since making his debut in 2013.
The summer transfer widow will run for 10 weeks from July 27 and close at 11pm on October 5.