Mehdi Abeid leaves Newcastle for Greek club Panathinaikos

Mehdi Abeid (left)
Mehdi Abeid (left) had loan spells at St Johnstone and Panathinaikos

Midfielder Mehdi Abeid has left Newcastle to join Panathinaikos for an undisclosed fee.

The 23-year-old, who had a successful loan spell at the Greek club during the 2013-14 season, signed for the Magpies in 2011 and made 21 appearances.

The Algeria international finally made his Premier League debut in November 2014, when he helped Newcastle to a 1-0 win over Liverpool.

He made a further 12 league appearances last season.

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