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‘Why I Turned Down Barcelona’- Super Eagles Striker Ighalo

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has revealed why he refused to join LaLiga giants, Barcelona in the January transfer window. The China-based forward was linked with a possible move to Barcelona but the transfer did not materialize. The former Watford man ended up joining Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. Ighalo said he turned down a move to the Camp Nou because he was not assured of playing time. The Super Eagles frontman also said that he wanted to secure his future as his contract with Changchun Yatai was running out. Score Nigeria quoted the player as saying that ”The deal was for me to play on loan for a season, but I was not ready to take chances as my playing minutes could not be guaranteed and at end of the season I will be a free agent. ”I preferred to secure my future my signing a lo...

WE DON SHOW! Ighalo, Iwobi Arrive Camp For Super Eagles Clash Against Seychelles

Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, and Semi Ajayi were among the first arrivals in the Super Eagles’ camp in Asaba on Monday ahead of Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Seychelles. The team take on the Pirates of Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium from 4p.m. on Friday. A statement by Ademola Olajire NFF’s Director of Communications said that nine players, including forward Ighalo, and midfielders Iwobi and Ajayi were among first arrivals at the team’s camp in Asaba. “Goalkeepers Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi are all in town, as well as home –based professionals Ikouwem Utin, Ndifreke Effiong and Valentine Ozornwafor. “The bulk of the invited group of 23 will come in on Tuesday, with the international friendly against the Pharaohs of Egypt o...

Super Eagles Star Striker Ighalo Joins New Club

Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo has joined Shanghai Shenhua FC from Chinese side, Changchun Yatai. Ighalo suffered relegation with Changchun Yatai last season after scoring 22 goals for the club. The 29-year-old, who was linked with several European clubs during the January transfer window, is expected to partner with former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins at Shanghai Shenhua. “Shanghai Greenland Shenhua Football Club and Changchun Yatai Football Club reached a transfer agreement, Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo officially joined Shanghai Greenland Shenhua,” read a statement on Shanghai Shenhua’s official website on Thursday. Ighalo is expected to make his debut for Shanghai Shenhua against Shanghai SIPG when the Chinese Super League, CSL, resumes on March 1. The post Super Eagles S...

ITS HAPPENING! Barcelona To Sign Super Eagles Striker Ighalo

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has emerged as an option for Barcelona, who want to sign a No. 9 in the winter window, to cover for the departures of Munir El Haddadi and Denis Suarez, according to Sport. The La Liga champions want a low-cost option to complete the squad. Ighalo has many offers to return to Europe, after leaving Watford to play for Changchun Yatai in China for two years. Changchun Yatai have been relegated to the second division and Ighalo wants to come back to European football. He has three offers from the Premier League, but Barca will be an attractive option. Barca’s scouts know Ighalo well as he was at Granada. He scored 12 and 15 goals in his two seasons with Watford, who sold him to China for 25m. The Nou Camp side also want a player they can rotate with Luis Su...

After World Cup Show, Super Eagles Striker Ighalo Set For Premier League Return This January

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has told Sky Sports News he wants to return to the Premier League this month. However, Chinese club Changchun Yatai, want to recoup the £20m they spent to sign him from Watford in January 2017, if they are to sell. Shortly after joining Changchun Yatai, Ighalo claimed his preference was to remain in England. He said at the time Crystal Palace and West Brom were interested, but the figure Watford were asking for was too high. The Nigerian is expected to fly into the UK this week to discuss his future. Ighalo has scored 36 goals in 55 games for Chanchung Yatai. . You may also like… MUST READ!! 3 STRONG Reasons Why Ronaldo Will Be A Better Football Manager Than Messi (Do You Agree?) The post After World Cup Show, Super Eagles Striker Ighalo Set For Premier ...

Money Good! Check Out Super Eagles Striker, Jude Ighalo’s New Multi-million Naira Mansion (Photos)

Super Eagles striker, Jude Ighalo, who plays for Chinese club Changchun Yatai has moved into his new Multi-Million Naira Mansion in Lekki. The former Watford striker took to Instagram this morning to show off the new mansion and it’s breathtaking. More Photos: The post Money Good! Check Out Super Eagles Striker, Jude Ighalo’s New Multi-million Naira Mansion (Photos) appeared first on Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website.

Ighalo And Mikel Obi Reportedly Face Salary Shortage In China (Photos)

According to reports, Super Eagles striker Odion Jude Ighalo is said to be considering his future with Chinese club Yatai, following their relegation last season, while Tianjin Teda midfielder, John Mikel Obi has been bogged by series of injuries that put his future in doubt at Tianjin. Ighalo and Mikel may now be encouraged to act fast and move on, as clubs in the Chinese Super League (CSL) will be required to adhere to a new set of regulations from next season, including a player salary cap, Footballlive.ng reports. China Football Association (CFA) has taken various measures in recent years to discourage wastefulness by top-flight clubs, who have spent vast sums to lure high-profile overseas players and coaches to the country. As part of the new regulations, the CFA would introduce restr...

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