English Championship Side Reading FC Assign Harambee Stars Winger Ayub Timbe Jersey Number

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Reading FC's Ayub Timbe. [Courtesy]

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.

Timbe hailed his move to Reading as a “very big step for me” and committed to giving the best for the club.

Read: Harambee Stars Winger Clifton Miheso Becomes Coach Pollak’s First Signing

“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.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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