defender moves

Newcastle sign Simpson on loan from Man United

August 14, 2009

Newcastle have signed defender Danny Simpson on loan from Premier League champions Manchester United.

The 22-year-old, who has made just eight first-team appearances at Old Trafford, has joined the Magpies until January.

Simpson has had loan spells at Royal Antwerp, Sunderland, Ipswich and Blackburn since signing with the United academy in July 2003.