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Yakubu: Feed me, then I can score!

6 February 2015

Striker happy to be back in England

Yakubu is known for finding the net – and the striker is certainly confident of continuing to do what he does best in a Reading shirt.

“I hope they feed me, then I can score!” the Nigerian international told the pre match press conference on Thursday morning, when reminded of the tongue in cheek song belted out by fans from many of the forward’s former club’s over the years.

“As a striker your job is to score. When you don’t score you don’t do your job. I always believe, wherever I play I can score goals. You have to believe in yourself and when you have good teammates it’s great, the teammates here they believe in me and I believe in them too.”

The 32-year-old admitted that the last few days have been somewhat of a whirlwind after his shock move to Madejski Stadium on transfer deadline day, but has acclimatised quickly – despite a baptism of snow in his first two training sessions!

“My first training session was freezing! After two and a half years with no snow it was so cold. But that’s England for you! I’m just happy to be back. I was impressed with training, the intensity was very good. I’ve been training hard and have been in pre-season for two weeks – I’m fit, the Championship is physical but I’m ready to go.”

This weekend's game with Wolves is ALL TICKET. To book call 0118 968 1313 before midday on Friday 6th February 2015.

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