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Newcastle fans laud Rondon as he completes Dalian Yifang move

Salomon Rondon has joined Rafael Benitez in China, and Newcastle fans have nothing but good things to say about the Venezuela international.

It’s rare a loan player has an impact quite like Rondon did on Tyneside last season.

Before the 29 year-old joined on a one-year loan deal, none of the Magpies’ strikers were trusted by Benitez, but that all changed when Rondon arrived.

He scored 11 times in the Premier League and added seven assists, producing the type of all-round displays that Benitez demands from his target man.

And the Spaniard clearly loves Rondon as much as the Toon Army do, as Dalian Yifang have completed the signing of the West Brom man, per Sky Sports.

A medical was completed on Thursday, say Sky Sports, and Rondon had this to say about his time on Tyneside: “Being Newcastle’s no. 9 is certainly an honour that’ll always stay with me.”

After the powerful forward tweeted his thanks to the fans and clubs he has played for in England, calling Newcastle a “very special club”, fans took to Twitter to heap praise on their one-season wonder…

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