London - English Premier League champions Chelsea are
considering a move for Watford striker Odion Ighalo.
Chelsea is the latest of many big clubs across Europe who
are interested in the services of the Nigeria international.
Independent reports that Chelsea are considering Ighalo as a
replacement for Loic Remy and Radamel Falcao who could be returning to Monaco. Both
players are struggling for fitness.
Also read: Liverpool to break the bank for Ighalo
Ighalo is Watford’s highest scorer with 13 goals this
season, though the club has struggling in the few games played so far in
Reports say manager Guus Hiddink want to ease the pressure
off Diego Costa, hence the interest in Ighalo. But Watford has posited that the
striker is heading nowhere at the moment, saying he is vital to their campaign
in the premiership.
Arsenal and Liverpool are other top clubs in England who are interested in the former Udinese forward.
If the deal pulls through, Ighalo will be joining compatriot John Obi Mikel at Stamford Bridge.
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