Osaze Odemwingie joins Rotherham United

Nigerian striker, Osaze Odemwingie, has joined English Championship side, Rotherham United on a short-term deal until January.

The former Lille forward was reported to be completing a move to League One side, Bolton Wanderers during the weekend  but the deal reportedly fell through as both parties failed to reach agreement on his personal terms.

Before now, the Olympic Silver medalist has played for Cardiff City, Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion all in the English Premier League.

He has also laced his boots for French side, Lille in France and Lokomotiv Moscow of Russia.

According to a statement on the club’s official website, “Rotherham United have completed the signing of striker, Peter Odemwingie on a deal until January, subject to FA and EFL ratification.

“Odemwingie, who was a free agent, becomes new boss Kenny Jackett’s first signing after the Nigerian international penned a deal this evening at AESSEAL New York Stadium.

“The experienced front man boasts an impressive CV after playing in the Premier League for the likes of West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City.

“His career has also seen him take in spells with Lille and Lokomotiv Moscow.

Odemwingie, 35, featured for another Championship side, Bristol City whom he joined on loan from Stoke City last season.

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