However, the former Burnley man has probably fallen behind Daniel Sturridge, Dominic Solanke and even Rhian Brewster in the Reds' pecking order and needs to leave in order to get more first team football.
Less than 24 hours after manager Rafa Benitez had said "things are not going well off the pitch and you can see a reflection of that on the pitch" in the wake of a 4-0 friendly defeat to Braga, the Magpies have acted by bringing in Muto.
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But Benitez clearly feels more must be done, adding: "I am not happy we are looking to just survive every year". Put it all together and you understand why the fans need to be concerned.
The club announced that Muto has signed an initial four-year contract at St James' Park. The former Liverpool manager had initially thought he would have around £45mn to spend but has since been instructed he would have to operate under a sell-to-buy policy.
Switzerland defender Fabian Schar and South Korean midfielder Ki Sung-yueng have also arrived, while Chelsea midfielder Kenedy has returned on a season-long loan deal after impressing during a six-month spell last campaign.
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