|Height/weight||1.84 m/75 kg|
|Club Squad No.||13|
|Nation Squad No.|
|Previous Clubs|| Montpellier HSC|
On 22 January 2013, Yanga-Mbiwa completed a transfer to Newcastle for an undisclosed fee. He agreed a five-and-a-half-year deal at St James' Park, where he will wear the number 13 shirt. He made his début for Newcastle on 29 January 2013 as a second half substitute in a 2–1 win against Aston Villa.