Forgotten Nigerian star close on quitting England for China

Forgotten Nigerian star close on quitting England for China


Forgotten Super Eagles star Sone Aluko close on quitting England for Chinese Super League side Beijing Renhe also owned by Reading owners Dai Yongge and Dai Xiu Li, according to report from London.

The 30-year-old became the most expensive player signed by Reading when he joined from Fulham in the summer of 2017 for a transfer fee in the region of seven million pounds but he has struggled to make much of an impact at the Madejski Stadium, scoring just four goals in 59 games.

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According to a report in the Reading Chronicle claiming that Aluko could be about to join Beijing Renhe ahead of the start of their 2019 season which begins on Friday, March 1 at Shandong Luneng.

Super Eagles winger was left out of the Royals squad in their 4-0 loss to Sheffield United last weekend amid speculation linking him with an exit from the club.

Aluko has seven-capped for Nigeria and has had spells at Birmingham City, Aberdeen, Blackpool, Rangers, Hull City and Fulham.

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