A former France under-21 international, forward Emmanuel Rivière joined the Magpies from AS Monaco in July 2014
Born in Martinique in the Caribbean, ‘Manu’ played for local side Espoir Saint-Luce before moving to France to join Saint-Étienne in 2005.
He signed his first professional contract at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in 2008 and after establishing himself in the first team with Les Verts, moves to Toulouse and Monaco followed.
After securing promotion back to Ligue 1 with the principality club during the 2012/13 season, he scored 13 goals in 36 top flight appearances and was signed by Newcastle in summer 2014.
He joined Spanish side Osasuna on a season-long loan in August 2016.
- Full Name:
- Emmanuel Riviere
- Place of birth:
- Le Lamentin, Martinique
- Previous club:
- Saint-Étienne, Toulouse, Monaco