The 28-year-old arrives having a fantastic record of Championship goalscoring in recent times when he hit 23 in 32 appearances to inspire Newcastle United's promotion charge in 2016/17.
Following a victory over Chelsea on the last day of the season last campaign, supporters were in ecstasy. The clubs have swapped strikers on a one year loan basis.
A tempestuous pre-season at St James' Park has worsened with the squad refusing to undertake contractual TV obligations as they make a stand over incentivised payments from their club.
But the owner is very good at spoiling the party.
He suggested that the club's board had let him and his players down in the transfer market this summer, and also claimed that the club would be heading for a relegation battle if they failed to bring in significant reinforcements before Thursday's deadline.
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The two countries have been embroiled for months in a trade conflict that has threatened to hurt consumers in both countries. Still, two senior diplomats did meet earlier on Friday, on the sidelines of a regional summit in Singapore.
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A celebration of the team will take place on Friday at Edgbaston, the third day of the first Specsavers Test against India. England against India is arguably now a series which rivals the Ashes for theatre and intensity.
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The country is now in the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million people in need of assistance. Then there was another explosion towards the back. "I saw people running and bodies in the street".
Newcastle's squad have withdrawn co-operation with the media as part of a dispute with the club over bonuses for the upcoming season, Sky sources understand. Even the players at Newcastle are unhappy with Ashley's antics.
"When I chose to stay here it was because it was a project. Things are not going well off the pitch and you can see a reflection of that on the pitch".
"Then I will fight until the end".
"He, together with Yoshinori Muto, will give us different options, and will improve the competition between the strikers, which is always positive for the team".