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Demba Ba signs for Chelsea

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Chelsea on Friday announced that they had signed Demba Ba from Newcastle United, ending an 18-month spell at the Magpies during which he helped them to fifth spot in the English Premier League last season. 

Newcastle's French-born Senegalese striker Demba Ba at The Madejski Stadium, in Reading, England on September 29, 2012. Chelsea signs Ba from Newcastle United, ending an 18-month spell at the Magpies.

The west London club said that the 27-year-old had joined on a three-and-a-half year contract for an undisclosed fee and would be eligible to play in the Blues' FA Cup third-round match against Southampton on Saturday.

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