32. Laurent Robert

 

   


 

Position: Midfielder  
Squad Number: 32  
Date of Birth: 21 May 1975  
Birthplace: Saint-Benoit, La Reunion, France  
Height: 5'8"  
Signed on: August 2001 for a fee of 9.5m  
NUFC Debut: July 2001 v Chelsea (A)  
Previous Club(s): Montpellier
Paris St Germain
 
 
Definitely one of Newcastle's biggest signings, Laurent Robert cost Bobby Robson 9.5m when he moved from PSG.

Robert went on to prove his worth, with an impressive debut at Chelsea on the opening day of the 2001/02 season, and set up Craig Bellamy's goal the next match against Sunderland.

 

 
 

the magpies' nest 2001

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