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💪 "It will be important to me to show that I’m back!"

16 March 2021

Having impacted proceedings from the bench to earn the Royals a point at the City Ground on Saturday, Yakou Méïté has set his sights on going one better and has hopes for all three points against...

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🗯 Yaks: Glad to be back in the fold and on the scoresheet, but disappointed by a point

14 March 2021

Yakou Méïté’s seventh goal of the campaign so far helped the Royals to earn a point at Nottingham Forest – but for the forward and the rest of his teammates, there was a sense of disappointment that...

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🗨 “We needed to show we can bounce back… it was a good response”

26 November 2020

“It was a tough game,” reflected Yakou Méïté after a physical encounter against Millwall... his 100th league appearance for the Royals. It was a game that could have gone either way as both sides had...

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✂️ Yakou's scissor kick a contender for Sky Bet Championship Goal of the Month!

13 November 2020

It was a finish to behold.

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💪 Yakou aiming to keep up the winning streak against Rovers

27 October 2020

When Yakou Méïté hit our third goal at Blackburn last season, we were hopeful it would be worth at least a point as we levelled things up at 3-3. But the hosts struck late to grab all three points… we...

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😄 “You have to enjoy when you score!”

25 October 2020

A brilliant bicycle kick which should steal the headlines… but Yakou Meite’s main pleasure came from helping the team to achieve another three points at Madejski Stadium with a 3-0 win over...

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⚽ Yakou Méïté | 17 goals in 2019-20, our Golden Boot winner!

27 July 2020

A terrific return of 17 goals for Yakou Méïté over the course of 2019-20 makes him our top goalscorer for the campaign.

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🙌 Yakou on a ‘perfect day’, his best goal-scoring season, and prep for Huddersfield

6 July 2020

“A perfect day! I’m very pleased that we won and I scored four goals… the first time in my career,” said Yakou Méïté after the Royals had finished 5-0 victors in Luton. “I am very happy today.

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🗨️ Meite | "We trust in ourselves"

26 June 2020

1252 days ago, Yakou Meite scored his first goal in Royals colours. Having come off the bench to replace John Swift, it took him only five minutes to find the back of the net and beat Scott Carson in...

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🤳 Yakou takes charge of club's official Instagram page!

6 April 2020

Liam Moore invited us to take a look into his life in lockdown last week by taking over the club's official Instagram page. And Yakou Méïté decided to follow suit and take to Instagram to answer a lot...

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🥅 Vote for your Goal of the Month for March

24 March 2020

Four goals in two games, a FA Cup exit to Premier League opposition and three points against Birmingham City.

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🥅 Pick your Goal of the Month for February

5 March 2020

7️⃣ games, 3️⃣ wins, 3️⃣ losses, 1️⃣ draw and 🔟 goals scored. Quite a month for the Royals, and now is your time to vote for your Goal of the Month.

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🙌 MB praises Yakou's character and work-rate after 10th goal

17 February 2020

"It really was an all-round performance from Yakou." Mark Bowen praised Yakou Méïté's performance at Sheffield Wednesday, which saw the Royals win comprehensively at Hillsborough, 3-0.

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💬 Yakou | "We're going to come back for a win"

3 February 2020

Yakou Méïté spoke of Reading's desire to keep progressing in the Emirates FA Cup, ahead of the Royals' Fourth Round replay away at Cardiff City on Tuesday night.

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🗳️ Vote for your January Goal of the Month!

3 February 2020

With plenty of games for both men and women sides, we have been treated with a vast array of goals- but the final four need your help to be crowned with the prestigious Goal of the Month.

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👍 Méïté | "It's a good point away from home"

1 February 2020

Yakou Méïté believes the Royals were good value for their point against Cardiff City on Friday night, with Reading earning a 1-1 draw on the night.

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