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Sunderland defender Lamine Kone is set to make his debut for the club tonight.
The Ivorian, who joined the Black Cats from French side FC Lorient last month, has been named in the starting XI to face Manchester City at the Stadium of Light.
Tunisian midfielder Wahbi Khazri has been named among the substitutes.
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Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren has revealed that striker Seydou Doumbia may not be available for his side's Premier League clash with Everton.
The 28-year-old completed his loan move from Italian side Roma on deadline day. But the Ivorian is still waiting to be granted a visa before he can make his debut for the Magpies.
Speaking ahead of Wednesday night's trip to Goodison Park, McClaren said:
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Middlesbrough have announced the signing of Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes from Blackburn Rovers for an undisclosed fee.
The 25-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal at the Riverside Stadium.
Rhodes joined Blackburn from Huddersfield for £8m in August 2012 and the fee is reported to surpass that figure at £9m.
Boro's aborted move for Rhodes was resurrected a day after the proposed transfer initially fell through.
Rhodes scored 87 goals in 148 appearances over three years at Huddersfield and netted 28 times in his first season in the Championship with Blackburn.
He scored 85 goals in 169 appearances for Rovers, 11 of them coming this season.