Nigerian international, Odion Jude Ighalo has been linked with a return back to england as the transfer window gradually come’s to a close.

Ighalo recently played for Watford before moving to Chanchun Yatai in China for a reported fee of £20m.

Odion Ighalo have since featured for Changchun Yatai with his best coming on from last season were he scored over 21 goals for the club.

Ighalo’s goalscoring form could not help the club as they were relegated to the second division.

Since then, Ighalo has been linked with a move away from the club with Southampton reportedly his major target.

Ighalo may not play for Changchun Yatai in the China League One.

The transfer window ends January 31st and the player could make a last minute transfer out of the club.

With Southampton and former club Watford linked to the Nigerian International, he may switch back to Europe in order to get a chance in the Super Eagles squad for AFCON in Egypt.

Possible Destinations

1. Southampton

Ighalo is expected to join Southampton in the Premier League as they continue to press forward after leaving the bottom three since Hassenhutl took charge.

The coach may be eyeying Ighalo who promises to deliver over 10 to 15 goals a season.


Watford currently have goal shy attackers, the club lack players upfront that can deliver goals when called upon.

Signing Ighalo will help the club overcome such as he is a player tha can can guarantee 10 to 15 goals per season.

The Premier League is very competitive and every team needs a striker that can perform at all times.

The Latest

Right now, Odion Ighao is still at Changchun Yatai player since the club demands high from clubs and they are not willing to sell.

The club asking price is way too much compared to what they spent during his transfer from Watford back in 2017.

Odion Ighalo is still a Changchun Yatai player except the club agrees to sell him before the end of the transfer window.