Brown Ideye becomes major target for English club Nottingham Forest

Brown Ideye becomes major target for English club Nottingham Forest

- Brown Ideye could make a sensational return to England

- The former West Brom striker is reportedly on the radar of Nottingham Forest

- Ideye currently plays for Aris Thessaloniki in Greece

Nigerian striker Brown Ideye could make a return to England following interest from Sky Bet Championship side Nottingham Forest, Complete Sports reports.

Forest are a potential Premier League club for the next season as they currently occupy the fifth position on the standings.

Ideye who had a stint in England with West Brom between 2014 and 2015 scoring four goals for the club currently plays for Greek side Aris Thessaloniki.

He completed a 1-year switch to Greek Super League side Aris Thessaloniki F.C after being without a club since the end of the 2017-18 campaign.

According to the club’s official Twitter handle and website, the 30-year-old Nigerian international will be at the club until the summer of 2020.

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Interestingly, the 2013 AFCON winner, who previously won the Greek league title with Olympiacos between 2015 and 2017 tweeted a short statement after sealing the deal.

“Grateful and excited about this chapter,” noted Ideye, whose last European adventure took him to La Liga campaigners Malaga where he made 13 appearances during his short loan spell.

Ideye, who had his best moment in Europe while at Dynamo Kiev in the Ukrainian topflight could be returning to England.

The owner of his former club Olympiacos Evangelos Marinkas is said to be in charge of Nottingham Forest.

He has scored 9 goals in his 26 appearances for Aris this season which have attracted the England club who are keen on signing him when the transfer window opens this summer.

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Meanwhile, Former Super Eagles defender Ifeanyi Udeze has made it clear that he will never have a second thought on accepting Shanghai Shenhua’s £400,000 per week offer given to Odion Ighalo.

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Udeze's statement comes after the Chinese Super League side Shanghai offered Odion Ighalo a contract extension which will make him the highest paid African player if he accepts.

Shanghai actually loaned the 30-year-old to Manchester United during the January 2020 transfer window for a six-month deal.

And Ighalo has so far grabbed the chance of playing for Manchester United well scoring four goals for the Red Devils before the League was suspended.

His parent club were impressed with his performances so far at Manchester United and they want him to come back offering him big deal.

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