Ameobi makes north-east switch from Newcastle to Middlesbrough

Championship Middlesbrough have signed Newcastle United winger Sammy Ameobi on loan until the end of the season.

Championship Middlesbrough have signed Newcastle United winger Sammy Ameobi on loan until the end of the season.

The 20-year-old is the younger brother of Magpies striker Shola.

"He's an out-and-out wide player, who can operate on either side, and will be ideal when we want to play with two wingers," said boss Tony Mowbray.

"He will hopefully give some players a lift and create some competition."

 

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