Estranged Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche has sealed a loan move to Spanish League side Malaga from his Mexican club Tigres UNAL.
His move was confirmed by the Spanish club via their website on Monday night after his transfer was sealed just before the transfer deadline. A statement from Malaga’s website said: “Ikechukwu Uche, until now in the ranks of Mexico’s Tigres UNAL, joins on loan at Malaga CF until next June 30.”
“The African player, with Spanish EU passport, becomes the fifth winter reinforcement of Malaga Football Club after contracting Chory Castro, Christian Atsu, Cifu and Ricca.
“Uche has speed, power, dribbling, goals and an extensive professional experience. He can play as a striker, second striker or on the right. Between 2002 and 2015 he has played in several Spanish teams halfway between first and second division, scoring a hundred goals before his departure to Mexico Tigers.” it further read.
This was also confirmed by Uche, who tweeted as follows: “With eagerness and enthusiasm….hello Malaga.” The 32-year-old striker is no stranger to Spanish football just like Malaga said having played for clubs like Racing de Ferrol, Recreativo Huelva, Getafe, Real Zaragoza, Granada and Villareal.