Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth has paid tribute to the outgoing Adebayo Akinfenwa ahead of this weekend’s match against Doncaster Rovers.

The fixture against one of the Beasts’ former EFL clubs is dedicated to the striker, who is retiring at the end of the season.

A guard of honour will be conducted ahead of kick-off against the Yorkshire, and Ainsworth believes that the popular 39-year-old is more than just a Wanderers legend.

Speaking to the club’s media team, he said: “Akinfenwa is an incredible guy.

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“Football has brought us together, but life will keep us together.

“I wouldn’t be able to do what I’ve done here without him.

“People said it was a publicity stunt, signing him.

"He’s our greatest ever EFL goalscorer.

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“Bayo deserves every clap and every cheer that he’ll get when he steps out on Saturday and over the final games.

“Make sure you’re there to give him a special ovation because he deserves it.”