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BREAKING: Nigerian striker signs for new English Club

Naija Players Abroad By: Ayodeji Tunde | 13/02/2017


English club, Coventry City have announced that they have completed the signing of former Nigeria international, Yakubu Aiyegbeni on a deal running until May 2017, pending international clearance. 

The 34-year old is expected to bring to the table his wealth of top flight experience, having made over 400 professional appearances and scored over 170 career goals.

The forward had a brief spell in Turkey last season, featuring on twelve occasions for Super Lig outfit Kayserispor.

After spells with Portsmouth and Middlesborough, the 'Yak' joined Everton in 2007, for a reported figure of £11.25m, a record fee for the Toffees at the time. 

The frontman netted over 130 senior goals in England, during a nine year stint, playing in the top flight for Blackburn, Portsmouth, Middlesborough and Everton, and in the Championship for Leicester and Reading. 

Yakubu takes the shirt number 22.