NEWCASTLE United have agreed a four-year sponsorship deal with payday loan firm Wonga.
The company's light blue logo will be a feature of the team's shirts from the start of the 2013/14 season.
Derek Llambias, Managing Director of Newcastle United, said: “We are building a club that can regularly compete for top honours at the highest level.
"As everyone knows, a strong commercial programme is vital to this goal and I am delighted to welcome Wonga into the fold as our lead commercial partner, alongside Puma and Sports Direct."
"Throughout our discussions Wonga’s desire to help us invest in our young playing talent, the local community and new fan initiatives really impressed us and stood them apart from other candidates.”
Errol Damelin, founder and chief executive of Wonga, said: "We’re really proud to be involved with Newcastle United. It is one of the biggest and most important clubs in the UK by any measure and has a fantastic following around the world.
"We’re also really excited about investing in future stars both on and off the field. The Academy and the Enterprise Scheme gives us the opportunity to make a big difference.”
Wonga also confirmed that it has secured the naming rights for Newcastle United’s stadium and we will rename it St James’ Park. Wonga revert stadium name back to St James' Park
NUFC sponsorship by Wonga
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