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Odion Ighalo Striker signs new five-year deal with Watford

Odion Ighalo has signed a new five-year deal with the side ahead of the 2016/2017 Premier League season.

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Odion Ighalo play Odion Ighalo signs new contract for Watford (Action Images via Reuters / Peter Nicholls)

Amidst several exit rumours, Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has signed a new contract at Premier League side, Watford.

Ighalo has been rumoured to be on his way from the club with some Chinese clubs interested in signing him.

 

The striker has however signed a new five-year deal with the side ahead of the 2016/2017 Premier League season.

Watford took to Twitter to announce that their highest scoring player of last season will be with them until 2021.

ALSO READ: How Ighalo was snubbed at Watford's End of Season Awards

The 27-year-old,  joined Watford in 2014 from Serie A side, Udinese and scored 17 goals last season.

Watford just released their squad number ahead of forthcoming season and Ighalo retains his No. 24 jersey.

His compatriot, Isaac Success who just joined in from Granada got the No. 10 jersey.

Isaac Success play Nigerian striker, Isaac Success just signed for Watford from Granada

 

Walter Mazzarri's men start the new league campaign with a trip to Southampton on Saturday, August 13.

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