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Yakubu to play the loan striking role at Leicester after agreeing switch from Everton

12 Jan 2011 07:35:31

Yakubu to play the loan striking role at Leicester after agreeing switch from Everton

Everton have agreed a season loan deal with Leicester for Yakubu and will move to bring in Monaco's Dieumerci Mbokani. Sportsmail revealed Leicester's interest in Yakubu last week and the 28-year-old Nigerian is ready to make the move after being sold on their ambitious project under Sven Goran Eriksson with a possible £4million permanent deal to follow in the summer. The Nigerian was expecting further interest from West Ham after a move there failed to materialise in the summer but they have switched to other targets. Dropping down a division: Yakubu (right) Mbokani was also on West Ham's list but the uncertainty over Avram Grant's position has allowed Everton to step in and they are hopeful of agreeing a loan deal for the Monaco striker. Meanwhile, Victor Anichebe is ready to settle his differences with Everton over his contract dispute.   Leicester eyeing shock move for bit-part Everton striker YakubuHands off, Harry! Everton warn Spurs that skipper Neville will not be leavingChelsea weighing up £3m move for wantaway Everton star Pienaar All the latest Everton news, features and opinion


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