Newcastle star’s brother links up with Olivier Bernard at non-league side

NEWCASTLE STAR ... Mehdi Abeid.
NEWCASTLE STAR ... Mehdi Abeid.
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THE brother of Newcastle United midfielder Mehdi Abeid has joined Northern League Division One outfit Durham City.

Walid Abeid, who has played at youth level for Fulham and St Etienne, has linked up with Durham, who are owned by former Newcastle left-back Olivier Bernard.

Durham manager Ian Chandler said: “Walid is an electric winger with great skill.

“His flair will be a big plus to our team and I look forward to seeing him in a Durham shirt.”