3 Super Eagles stars that will follow Mikel to China (photos)

3 Super Eagles stars that will follow Mikel to China (photos)

The Chinese Super League has dominated all major headlines in recent times considering the outrageous money clubs who are campaigning in the League are spending to lure players from Europe to the country.

Argentine striker Carlos Tevez is now the highest paid player in the world thanks to his mega million move to Shanghai Shenhua and he is expected to be earning £615,000 a week on a two-year deal.

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Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has also dumped Premier League club Chelsea for a move to Chinese club Tianjin Teda and here we look at three Nigerian international players that may likely follow their captain to China.

1. Odion Ighalo

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Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo

Born on June 16, 1989, Odion Ighalo is a Nigerian professional footballer who currently plays for Premier League club Watford.

The 27-year-old striker is reportedly close to securing a deal to Shanghai Shenhua before the end of the January 2017 transfer window.

2. Nosa Igiebor

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Nigerian international Nosa Igiebor

Nosa Igiebor is the latest Nigerian international to be linked with a move to the fast growing Chinese Super League with reports in Israel claiming Tianjin Quajin are in talks with Maccabi Tel Aviv over his services.

3. Ahmed Musa

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Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa has not really established himself at Premier League club Leicester City since joining the club from Russian side CSKA Moscow, and close source to the player revealed to NAIJ.com that talks is currently ongoing between the former Kano Pillars man and an unnamed Chinese Super League club.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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