Saudi Professional League’s Al Wehda has confirmed the signing of veteran striker Odion Ighalo.
On the 16th (Korean time), Al Wehda announced the recruitment of Ighalo on the official SNS account. He was assigned the number 9 shirt number and his transfer form is a free agent.메이저놀이터
Ighalo was one of the best strikers in Europe in the past. He started to make a name for himself in the Primera Liga, scoring 13 goals and 6 assists in 74 appearances for Granada.
Ighalo’s performance continued in England. In the summer of 2014, he moved on loan to Watford, which belonged to the English second division, and showed good performance and helped the team promote to the Premier League with a complete transfer.
The 2015/2016 season was the highlight of Ighalo’s football career. With Troy Deeney, who was a fantastic partner at Watford at the time, he became the team’s main gun and recorded 16 goals and 5 assists in 36 games, drawing attention from big clubs.
Since then, Ighalo, who has been suffering from sluggishness, sought a transfer. There were offers from several European clubs, but his choice was to go to China. At the time, Changchun Yatai paid a transfer fee of 23.3 million euros (approximately 34 billion won) to recruit Ighalo.
In the winter of 2020, Ighalo, who continued to play in the Chinese Super League, receives a six-month short-term loan offer from Manchester United (Man United), which he has supported since he was a child.
Ighalo, who became the first Nigerian player to play for Manchester United, headed to the Saudi Professional League after the loan ended. Ighalo, who scored 52 goals and 10 assists in 71 games through Al Shabab and Al Hilal in Saudi Arabia, continued his career at Al Wehda.