West Brom want 15 goal striker from league rivals

West Brom are keen on signing Watford forward Odion Ighalo before the transfer window ends.

That’s according to Sky Sports, who believe the 27-year-old is wanted by the Baggies, after scoring 15 goals in his only Premier League season.

Tony Pulis has been keen to add a forward to his squad this summer, and was left disappointed after a deal for Diafra Sakho fell through earlier in the month. Saido Berahino is desperate to leave the Hawthorns, but can’t be sold unless the club find his replacement first.

West Brom have recently been taken over by a new Chinese consortium, and are expected to invest heavily before the transfer window closes at the end of the month.

Ighalo had an electric start to the season, scoring 14 goals by the end of January, although he only added one more to his tally, as he and the Hornets faded during the final months of the campaign.

The Baggies kick off their new season on Saturday away at Crystal Palace, with many fans unsure whether Berahino will feature.

 


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