Aiyegbeni, Yakubu

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Yakubu Aiyegbeni

Yakubu Aiyegbeni

Clubs played for: Gateway, Julius Berger, Gil Vicente, Maccabi Haifa, Hapoel Kfar Saba, Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers, Guangzhou R&F, Al-Rayyan, Reading, Kayserispor, Coventry City (1994-2017)

Born: 1982

Birthplace: Benin City, Nigeria


Position: Striker

Biography: The 'Yak' joined Pompey in January 2001, initially on loan and his goals helped secure promotion to the Premiership. Moved to Middlesbrough for 7.5 million at the end of the 2004 /5 season and was then transferred to Everton in August 2007 for 11.25m. Nigerian international and has scored more premiership goals than any other African player.

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