After starting his career in French football, Lejeune moved to Spanish side Villarreal in 2011 and was snapped up by Manchester City in 2015.
He was immediately loaned out to Girona, and made a permanent switch to Eibar 12 months later.
Now the former France Under 20 international hopes to finally make his mark in the Premier League after signing a five-year deal.
As quoted on teamtalk -http://www.teamtalk.com/news/lejeune-reveals-benitez-lure-after-becoming-newcastles-second-signing – Lejeune said: “When you have a manager like Rafa Benitez who wants you, you are very happy to come. Since I’ve been in touch with the manager, it was an easy decision for me to come here.”