MAPOU Yanga-Mbiwa has formally completed a move to AS Roma from Newcastle United.
The defender’s season-long loan at the Stadio Olimpico has become permanent after his 20th appearance triggered a clause in the deal.
A club statement read: “Newcastle United defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has completed a transfer to AS Roma after meeting a contractual condition contained in the loan agreement between the clubs.
“The French defender joined Roma on a loan deal in September 2014 but it has now become a permanent move.”
The deal, including the loan fee, will net United £5.5m, according to Roma.
Newcastle did not disclose the fee.
Yanga-Mbiwa joined United from Montpellier two years ago.