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Roma finalise Yanga-Mbiwa loan deal

French defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has sealed a season-long loan move to Roma from Newcastle, the Italian club have announced.

Yanga-Mbiwa arrived at Rome's Fiumicino Airport on Monday to undergo a medical and finalise the deal.

"An agreement has been signed with Newcastle United to acquire the player Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa on a temporary basis, until June 30, 2015, for a payment of £1million," a statement on Roma's website confirmed on Monday evening.

"The agreement also includes the option to buy the player outright, from the 2015/2016 season, for a total value of £5.5million."

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