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Yakubu Signs For Reading

Yakubu Signs For Reading

Championship side Reading have confirmed on their official website, the signing of former Super Eagles striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni on a six- month loan deal.

Rreadingfc.co.uk reported on Monday afternoon that Aiyegbeni passed his medical earlier in the morning.

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Aiyegbeni last played for Qatari side, Al Rayyan before his return to England.

The club’s manager Steve Clarke said of Yakubu’s move:

“He’s an experienced goalscorer. Yakubu brings a fantastic scoring record to this club and his addition will complement the strikers we’ve already got here and help us to improve as a team in latter stages of the season.

“I know all about him as a player and I have heard very good reports about him as a personality in the dressing room,” the former assistant Chelsea manager admitted.

For fans who fear what form the Nigerian will bring, Clarke says they should not panic.

He is a no-risk signing for us and I look forward to him scoring goals for Reading FC,” Clarke said.

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