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Ighalo bids Watford goodbye

Ighalo bids Watford goodbye

- Odion Ighalo apologizes to Watford fans for his goal drought

- The Super Eagles striker signed a four year deal with Changchun Yatai for a fee of £20million

- Ighalo scored 39 goals in 100 appearances during his time at Watford

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has confirmed his departure to the Chinese Super League after signing a four year deal with Changchun Yatai for a fee of £20million.

Ighalo completed the move on Transfer Deadline Day after completing a medical in central London under the guidance of representatives from the Chinese Super League side.

Following his departure, Ighalo penned down a letter to Watford fans saying, “I ‘m sorry it didn’t work out the way it should…”

Ighalo bids Watford goodbye

Ighalo bids Watford goodbye

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The 27-year-old striker joins the Chinese outfit after two-and-a-half years at Vicarage Road.

Ighalo scored 39 goals in 100 appearances during that time, including 20 as Watford secured promotion to the Premier League in 2014/15, and 17 during the club’s first campaign back in the top-flight.

Read his letter to Watford fans below.

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