Former Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion and Everton striker Victor Anichebe have joined Chinese second-level side Beijing Enterprises Group FC. The 29-year-old Nigerian, who was discharged by Sunderland following their assignment from the Premier League, is required to make his introduction for the capital outfit once he recaptures coordinate wellness.
“We are charmed with the marking of Victor, who played in the Premier League,” club administrator Gao Hongbo reported at a public interview. “Victor hasn’t prepared on the pitch since the Premier League season finished, so it might take a while for him to incorporate into our group. We must be quiet.”
Anichebe joined the Black Cats on a fleeting contract as a free specialist in September, however, his short spell at the Stadium of Light was scourged by knee and hamstring wounds.
He scored only three objectives in 19 appearances and was not offered another agreement toward the finish of the season.
The change to late Ivorian midfielder Cheick Tiote’s last club will see Anichebe play outside England without precedent for his profession which begun at Everton.
He moved from Lagos to Liverpool at one year old, scoring 35 objectives for Everton and West Brom in 228 appearances. Albeit qualified for England, Anichebe selected to speak to his nation of birth and played his initial diversion for Nigeria in March 2008.
He scored on his presentation in a 2-0 prevail upon South Africa to enable them to achieve the 2008 Olympics and was then the piece of the squad that went ahead to win silver in Beijing.
In the wake of torment a crotch issue on his last appearance for Nigeria in a 2-0 prevail upon Madagascar in 2011, the striker chosen to put his global profession with the Super Eagles on hold so he can “deal with his body in like manner”.