Newcastle sign Sky Blues striker

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Leon Best from Coventry for an undisclosed fee.The Republic of Ireland international has signed a three-and-a-half year deal at St James Park after hitting nine goals for the Sky Blues this season.

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Leon Best from Coventry for an undisclosed fee.

The Republic of Ireland international has signed a three-and-a-half year deal at St James Park after hitting nine goals for the Sky Blues this season.

He will link up with former Southampton team-mates Fitz Hall and Mike Williamson on Tyneside.