Peter Odemwingie joins Bristol City on loan

SoccerNet Nigeria
Bristol City have boosted their survival chances by bringing in Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie on loan.

The Championship strugglers confirmed the Nigerian’s arrival on their official site on Friday afternoon.

Odemwingie, 34, has agreed a deal until the end of the campaign and goes straight into the side to face Fulham on Saturday.

The 20th-placed Robins can overtake their opponents with a win at Craven Cottage.

Odemwingie, who played for West Bromwich Albion and Cardiff City prior to his move to the Potteries, has appeared just eight times for Stoke in each of the last two campaigns, and his last professional goal came ironically against Fulham, during a 4-1 win in May 2014.

The 62-cap international becomes the Robins’ second signing of the week, following the capture of Sunderland right-back Adam Matthews on Monday.


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