... to Newcastle an even better player after his loan spell at Nottingham Forest.
Lascelles and fellow Forest academy graduate Karl Darlow signed long-term deals at at St James’s Park in a £7m move, but both will stay at Nottingham Forest!
They have immediately returned to Forest on loan for the entire 2014/15 campaign.
How will the Forest fans take the news?
Forest manager Stuart Pearce has made his feelings felt, and at one point it was thought he may even walk out on the club.
Lascelles: “As soon as I found out about the move I was over the moon.
“It’s a huge step up for me. Newcastle are a club with a massive fanbase, a big history and an unbelievable stadium.
“First, I am going back to Forest for another season and that will be great for my development. Hopefully I can come here next summer an even better player.”