AS Roma have completed the signing of Newcastle United defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. The Giallorossi have paid £1m for the one-season loan and an option to buy for £5.5m.

"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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