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Newcastle complete loan move for Roma striker Seydou Doumbia

Newcastle have completed the signing of Roma striker Seydou Doumbia on loan.

Doumbia, 28, passed a medical and agreed personal terms before signing a deal until the end of the season.

The Ivory Coast international joined Roma from CSKA Moscow in January last year, but made only 14 appearances, eight of them as a substitute, and scored two goals before heading back to CSKA on loan in August.

"I'm delighted to be a Newcastle United player," said Doumbia. "I've already started to prepare. I've arrived and I'm ready to go. It has always been a dream to play in the Premier League and now that dream has come true, so I'm absolutely delighted.

"I am looking forward to helping the Club get some wins and climb the table."

Newcastle United head coach Steve McClaren added: "It is no secret that we have been looking to add to our options in the striking area.

"We have been searching for a forward and were delighted when the opportunity arose to take Seydou on loan.

"He is a natural goalscorer, someone who has scored goals in the Champions League and has played at the highest level. We believe he can make a mark in this team."

Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren is desperate to add to his striking resources with the club having reportedly tabled a £21 million bid for West Brom's Saido Berahino on Sunday.

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