Kevin Mbabu: Newcastle United defender joins Young Boys on loan

Kevin Mbabu
Kevin Mbabu earned his first start for Newcastle against Chelsea in the Premier League in 2015

Newcastle United defender Kevin Mbabu has joined Swiss Super League side BSC Young Boys on a season-long loan deal.

The former Switzerland Under-19 full-back signed a two-year contract extension with the Magpies in May.

The 21-year-old joined the club from Servette in 2013 and has made five senior appearances for the club, the first in a League Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday last season.

Young Boys finished second in the top flight of Swiss football last season.

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