Transfer: Reading Confirms Signing Of Super Eagle Forward
English Championship club, Reading FC has confirmed the signing of Nigerian striker Sone Aluko from Fulham.
Though the financial figure was not disclosed, Aluko signed a four-year-deal that will keep him at the Madejski Stadium till 2021 after completing his medical.
The former Hull City forward was handed squad number 14.
Speaking on Reading's website, Manager Jaap Stam welcomed Aluko, who he said brings quality to the team, and with his speed, makes life difficult for any opponent.
“He poses a threat going forward, he keeps the ball well, he can play as a striker or out on the wing and I am sure he will improve us as a squad. So I’m very happy that he has chosen to join us.”
The 28-year-old made 45 appearances and scored eight goals for Fulham during his one season spell at the club.
Before Fulham, he spent four seasons at Hull City (2012–2016), where he scored 13 goals in 90 matches.
He has also scored two goals in seven international appearances for Nigeria.
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