Chancel Mbemba: Porto sign defender from Newcastle

Chancel Mbemba
Mbemba made 59 appearances for Newcastle

Portuguese champions Porto have signed central defender Chancel Mbemba from Premier League side Newcastle for a reportedexternal-link £7.14m fee.

The 23-year-old DR Congo international made 59 appearances, scoring once, after joining the Magpies for £8m from Belgian side Anderlecht in 2015.

"Everyone knows FC Porto are a great club," Mbemba told the club's website.external-link

"It is a great happiness for me. I remember being in Africa and seeing Porto win the Champions League."