Bolton Wanderers Set To Sign Former Everton Striker Victor Anichebe
Former Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe has been linked with a move to English Championship club Bolton Wanderers.
Anichebe has never played in England’s second tier having spent the entirety of his career in the Premier League prior to Sunderland’s relegation at the end of the 2016/17 season.
According to the Sunderland Echo, Austin Okocha’s former club Bolton view Anichebe, 29, who is a free agent after his contract with Chinese outfit Beijing Enterprises expired, as a potential replacement for Gary Madine, who joined Cardiff City last month.
The 29-year-old Nigerian International could give Bolton a physical presence in attack and, at his best, he could bully defenders in the Championship and get the best out of the gifted technical players around him like Zach Clough and Sammy Ameobi.
Anichebe rose through the ranks of the Everton youth set-up and spent seven years at Goodison Park before joining West Bromwich Albion.
He made his Super Eagles debut in 2008, scoring one goal in 11 appearances.
Also, he was a member of the Nigeria U-23 Eagles that won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.