Date: 7th August 2011 at 3:35pm
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Gabriel Obertan’s United career will come to an end this week as a move to Newcastle has been agreed.

Alan Pardew expects this deal to be confirmed in the coming week: ‘all being well, the deal will be pushed through next week.

‘He has not really had the chance to shine at Old Trafford but he has pace to burn and will bring some much needed sharpness to our side.’

Obertan has struggled to make an impact with United since his arrival from Bordeaux a couple of years ago and is set for his medical with Newcastle tomorrow.

The 22-year-old will apparently sign a 5-year contract with United recouping the £3m paid when he arrived, so its not a bad bit of business really.

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