Guangzhou R&F are confident winning the battle for Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni.

The Sun says Yakubu is set to land a bumper £5m-a-year move to China.

Nigerian striker Yak, 29, has quit relegated Blackburn and will join Guangzhou R&F this week.

Club vice president Lu Yi said: "It's 99 per cent done."