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Cisse signs for Newcastle

January 17, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Newcastle have signed Senegalese striker Papiss Demba Cisse from Freiburg on a five-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club confirmed.

Cisse, 26, has been in superb goalscoring form for his Bundesliga side where he has struck 37 goals in just 65 appearances and Newcastle have sealed a deal said to be in the region of £10 million.

"I would like to thank everybody for their welcome, and for inviting me to sign for the Club," said Cisse. "It is an honour ...

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