Sone Aluko joins Chinese Super League side Beijing Renhe on loan

Sone Aluko joins Chinese Super League side Beijing Renhe on loan

- Sone Aluko, Super Eagles star seals short term loan move to Chinese Super League side Beijing Renhe

- The 30-year-old endured a struggling start in the first half of the European League season with Reading in the Championship

- Aluko scored just once in 19 matches in the first half of the season and has journeyed to China to revive his dwindling career

Nigerian forward Sone Aluko has completed a short term loan deal to Chinese Super League side Beijing Renhe.

The 30-year-old struggled for form at the start of the ongoing season with his Championship side Reading - scoring just one goal in 19 appearances in all competitions.

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He joined the Royals in the summer of 2017 in a deal two year deal around £6.75 million and has scored a total of four goals in about 60 matches for the club.

Meanwhile, the arrival of coach Jose Gomes' as the manager of the club in December has seen him start most of his side's games from the bench.

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Aluko could make his debut for his new club when they Shandong Luneng on March 1 at the Jinan Olympics Sports Center.

Before joining Reading, the Super Eagles forward featured for Fulham in the 2016-17 season and scored eight goals in 49 appearances.

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He also has seven caps for the Nigeria senior national team with two goals to his credit, and he still stands a chance to return to the team depending on his performances abroad.

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