Doumbia lands in Portugal to complete Sporting move

O Jogo have reported that Seydou Doumbia landed yesterday in Lisbon to sign with Sporting and end his ties to Roma.

The Portuguese outlet has reported that Sporting will pay €4.5 million to Roma for the Ivorian, who asked for a long-term contract from the Portuguese club. Sporting were initially hesitant to give the striker this contract but decide to ultimately hand it to him.

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