- Date signed:
- 9th August 2018
Federico Fernández is a central defender who signed for Newcastle from Swansea City in 2018.
Known as 'Fede', he became the Magpies' seventh signing of summer 2018 after arriving at St. James' Park in a deadline day move.
The Argentine stopper, who 32 full caps for his country, began his career in his homeland with Estudiantes before moving to Napoli in 2011.
He won the Copa Italia with Gli Azzurri in 2014, as well as playing in the UEFA Champions League and enjoying a loan spell in Spain with Getafe. He was also part of the Argentina squad which reached the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil.
Fernández signed for Swansea in the summer of 2014 and made more than 100 Premier League appearances for the Welsh club before making the move to Tyneside, where his uncompromising, disciplined style of defending has made him a popular member of the United squad.
- Full Name:
- Federico Fernández
- Squad Number:
- Date of birth:
- 21st February 1989
- Place of birth:
- Tres Algarrobos, Argentina