UK time is: 09:09:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rumour Mill: Yakubu on Reading radar

Reading could line up a bid for Blackburn striker Yakubu, if Rovers are relegated to the Championship.

The 29-year old forward is the joint fourth Premier League top scorer, behind the likes of Rooney, Augero and Van Persie. Reading boss Brian McDermott would be keen to add to a front line that has only managed one player getting into double figures for the season, that player being Adam Le Fondre.

Yakubu has been a relatively prolific striker in his two most recent spells at clubs. In his short tenure at Leicester last season, he managed to score 11 goals in 20 appearances under Sven Goran-Erikkson. It was also reported that Yakubu attracted interest from QPR in the January transfer window, but turned down their advances in loyalty to Blackburn.

The Royals have already been linked with a host of strikers in recent weeks, with Senegalese international Dame N'Doye and Crystal Palace's Wilfred Zaha linked most prominently. Other names include Icelandic striker Bjorn Sigardsson, Fulham's Andrew Johnson and former striker Kevin Doyle.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Josh  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 28 2012

Time: 12:00PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Reading Articles

Millwall 0 - 0 Reading (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Millwall (A) Match Preview (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Team news: Millwall vs Reading (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Another boring cup draw for Royals (Monday January 26 2015)

Player Ratings - Cardiff (A) (Monday January 26 2015)

Boss reflects on good second half (Sunday January 25 2015)

Stats: Cardiff v Reading (Sunday January 25 2015)

Vital key man watch: Kenwyne Jones (Saturday January 24 2015)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Millwall 0 - 0 Reading
Fulham 2 - 1 Reading
Reading 0 - 0 Middlesbrough
Reading 2 - 1 Norwich
Brighton 2 - 2 Reading
Reading 0 - 1 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Huddersfield 27 9 7 11 -10 34
16. Bolton 26 9 5 12 -6 32
17. Charlton 27 6 14 7 -10 32
18. Reading 27 8 7 12 -11 31
19. Brighton 27 6 11 10 -5 29
20. Rotherham 27 6 11 10 -10 29
21. Leeds Utd 26 6 8 12 -11 26

Breaking League News

Kermorgant: Working hard to get back my place back
Bournemouth : 28/01/2015 09:02:00
Fraser: Fitness work starting to pay off
Bournemouth : 28/01/2015 09:02:00
LUFC On This Day - January 28th
Leeds Utd : 28/01/2015 07:21:00
Norwich 1 - 0 Borussia
Norwich : 28/01/2015 07:00:00
Rampant Millers Get First Win Of 2015
Rotherham : 27/01/2015 23:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

When fully fit, who would you prefer up front?
Suggested By:  Josh
Glenn Murray 37%
Pavel Pogrebnyak 17%
Neither - buy a new striker in January 46%