Doumbia nearing Sporting switch

Portuguese newspaper O Jogo Has reported today that Seydou Doumbia is nearing a switch to Sporting.

Doumbia, who flopped at Roma and has failed to find a permanent home after loan moves to CSKA, Newcastle, and Basel, is set to join the Portuguese outfit on loan with an option to buy for €6 million.

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