Ighalo rejected Chinese Super League move….

Odion Ighalo insists he could not turn his back on his Premier League dream to line his pockets. The Watford striker has rejected a string of lucrative offers to head to the Chinese Super League. The latest £37.5million bid from Shanghai SIPG was knocked back by Watford before deadline-day on the say so of the Nigerian. It’s believed Watford were ready to cash in but Ighalo did not want to head to the Far East at this stage of his career. Ighalo said: “I’m not moved by money from China. Yes it is big and crazy. When the right time comes I will go. “But now is not the right time. I love playing in the Premier League. It’s all I’ve wanted to do. “My mum and my siblings watch me in action in the best league in the world. I still have unfinished business in England.” Ighalo, who signed a new five-year deal on the eve of the new season, has seen the goals dry up in 2016. He has scored just three times in the Premier League this year and is still waiting to break his duck this season ahead of Saturday’s trip to West Ham. Ighalo, 27, added: “I know the goals will soon start flowing again. Now in the Premier League, it’s more difficult because they know me very well. “Every defender wants to mark me so hard and more than what they did last season.”

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