English Championship outfit Reading FC have assigned jersey numbers to their two new acquisitions, Brazilian Felipe Araruna and Harambee Stars winger Ayub Timbe.
Timbe, 27, who signed a loan deal to join the Royals from the Chinese side Beijing Renhe till the end of the season, will don jersey number 25.
Araruna, on the other hand, has been allocated jersey number 20.
👕 SHIRT NUMBERS CONFIRMED
🆕 signings Felipe Araruna and Ayub Masika will wear the numbers 2️⃣0️⃣ and 2️⃣5️⃣ respectively
— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) February 3, 2020
Timbe hailed his move to Reading as a “very big step for me” and committed to giving the best for the club.
“To me, this is a new step, a new challenge. It is a very big step for me,” said the player in a clip shared on the team’s Facebook page.
When asked about what he will bring on the table for Reading, the winger said, “I like to bring speed to the team. I am focused more on being efficient,” said the speedy winger.
“Just to let them know that I am very glad to be in this club. I am going to give 100%,” he added.
Timbe could make his debut tonight in the fourth round fixture of the FA Cup at Cardiff City.