Abubakari Yakubu (24) will transfer from Ajax to Vitesse permanently. The Ghanese midfielder is already playing for Vitesse on loan this season.
Yakubu signed for Ajax on 18 December 1999. He made his debut in the first team under coach Hans Westerhof. The defensive midfielder played 89 official matches for Ajax. He won the Dutch championship with the club in 2002 and 2004, the Dutch Super Cup (Johan Cruijff Shield) in 2002 and the national cup in 2002. With Ajax, he also won the prestigious Amsterdam Tournament in 2001 and 2003.
Yakubu has played for Vitesse from the start of this season on loan. That club now acquires him from Ajax. Yakubu signs for four years in Arnhem.