Roma tie up double deal
Striker and keeper arrive on loans
Last Updated: August 31, 2009 10:55pm
Lobont: Loan switch
Roma have completed the double signing of Fabio Zamblera and Bogdan Lobont.
Striker Zamblera joins the Serie A club on a campaign-long loan from Newcastle United, with the option of making the deal permanent.
Romanian international goalkeeper Bogdan Lobont has also joined on loan from Dinamo Bucharest.
Lobont has joined Roma on a season-long loan with the option of a permanent deal.
The 31-year-old has previous experience of playing in Italy having had a spell at Fiorentina in the past.
"Lobont is on loan to Roma for a year, after which the club will have the option of paying for his transfer," said Lobont's agent, Victor Becali.
Lobont will provide cover for first-choice goalkeeper Doni at the Stadio Olimpico.