The 31-year-old striker signed a two-year deal with the option of a third after passing a medical in London on Thursday and he has revealed what Allardyce told him persuaded him it was the right move to make.
He told the club´s official website: "Talking to Sam was a big turning point for me. I want to win things and Newcastle United is a club that has all the ingredients to do that, especially with Sam coming in."
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