Leicester City have signed Everton striker Yakubu on a loan deal till the end of the season. Yakubu, 28, joins Sven-Goran Eriksson’s Championship side with a view to a permanent move in the summer.
The Nigeria international told BBC Radio Leicester he was desperate to play first-team football.
He added: “I’m ambitious and want to be in the Premier League. Leicester are a big club with a big manager. Hopefully we can get there next season.”