Monday September 1 2014
OFFICIAL: Roma sign Yanga-Mbiwa

Roma have officially signed Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa on loan from Newcastle United.

The Giallorossi have paid £1m for the one-season loan and an option to buy for £5.5m.

The defender flew in today for his medical and the contract was deposited in the final hour of the Italian transfer session.

The 25-year-old defender arrived at Fiumicino airport today and spoke to reporters before he was whisked away for a medical.

“I am very happy to be at Roma and couldn’t wait to get here,” said Yanga-Mbiwa.

“I have already spoken to Rudi Garcia on the phone over the last few days.

“I am ready, Forza Roma!”

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