Cardiff completes moves for Zaha and Fabio

The Brazilian fullback has made a permanent switch to south Wales and will be joined by his former Manchester United teammate, who signs on loan for the rest of the season.
Cardiff City has completed moves for Manchester United duo Fabio and Wilfried Zaha, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed.

The Brazilian fullback joins the Welsh club on a permanent deal, while Zaha has secured a loan switch until the end of the season.

The duo are the fifth and sixth signings of a busy window for the new boss, with Norwegians Magnus Eikrem, Mats Daehli and Jo Inge Berget and Stoke striker Kenwyne Jones also brought in.

"My phone is ringing and I am answering most of them. Maybe some players will go out on loan, but we are done with signings," Solskjaer told reporters. "Some players I have looked at and some have not come through. I can't confirm or deny anybody.

"We have added three new players this week - Fabio, Kenwyne and Wilf. They have energy and enthusiasm and presence - together they complement my squad and I am happy with what I have now."

Zaha joined United in a deal reportedly worth up to 15 million pounds in January 2013 but, after spending the rest of the 2012-13 campaign on loan at former club Crystal Palace, has found first-team opportunities difficult to come by under David Moyes.

Fabio, meanwhile, spent last season on loan at QPR after failing to hold down a place in the United team despite starting the 2011 Champions League final.

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