Demba Ba completes move to Chelsea from Newcastle
(AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)
LONDON (AP) Chelsea has signed Senegal striker Demba Ba from Newcastle on a 3 1/2-year contract.
Ba joined the European champions on Friday and is eligible for Saturday's FA Cup match at Southampton.
Ba was halfway through a three-year Newcastle contract but Chelsea activated a release clause in his deal.
Updated January 4, 2013