|Full name||Romain Amalfitano|
|Date of birth||27 August 1989|
|Place of birth||Nice, France|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|Current club||Dijon FCO
(on loan from Newcastle United)
|2013–||→ Dijon (loan)||17||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Romain Amalfitano (born 27 August 1989) is a French footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Dijon FCO on loan from Newcastle United. He previously played in France for Reims, Châteauroux and Evian.
He then signed a two-year deal with Reims, scoring 10 goals in his 68 appearances for the club. The team finished 10th in the 2010–11 Ligue 2 and second in the 2011–12 Ligue 2, winning promotion to Ligue 1.
On 1 July 2012, Amalfitano signed for Premier League team Newcastle United on a three-year contract. Amalfitano joined Newcastle on a free transfer after his contract at Reims expired on 30 June 2012. He made his club debut in a friendly match that ended in a 1-0 defeat away to Germany Division Three club Chemnitzer FC on 13 July. He made his competitive debut for the club in a Europa League tie against Atromitos F.C. on 23 August, which ended with a 1-1 scoreline. Amalfitano made his first start for the club in Madeira when Newcastle played Maritimo in their opening group stage game of the Europa League, the match ended 0-0.
Loan to Dijon
|Season||Club||League||League||Cup||League Cup||Europe[nb 1]||Total|
|France||League||Coupe de France||Coupe de la Ligue||Europe||Total|
|England||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
|2012–13||Newcastle United||Premier League||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||0||5||0|
- "Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists" (PDF). Premier League. 4 September 2012. p. 21. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
- "Newcastle Sign Amalfitano". Newcastle United F.C. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
- "Amalfitano Heads Out On Loan". Newcastle United F.C. 4 September 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
- Haïdara career stats. Football Database.eu. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
- Haïdara French stats. LFP. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
- "Châteauroux: Amalfitano vu par son frère". Football365 (in French). 14 January 2009. Retrieved 13 December 2011.
- Includes UEFA Super Cup
- Romain Amalfitano French league stats at LFP.fr (French)
- Romain Amalfitano at L'Équipe Football (French)