West Brom's Odemwingie: I offered QPR £700,000 to sign me

Peter Odemwingie has out at his treatment by West Bromwich Albion this year.

Odemwingie claims, during his infamous on-off move to QPR, he was prepared to top up their £3million offer with £700,000 of his own money to get out of West Brom — and he only travelled to London because he understood the deal was all but completed.

Odemwingie told the Birmingham Mail: "I’ve had probably the worst four months of my whole life.

"I don’t know what the future is. We agreed not to talk about January 31st again but my question is: why don’t you want to talk about the 31st?

"I’m a person of principle so let’s talk about it. I don’t do anything hidden, I’m very transparent.

"There was a £3 million bid from QPR then on January 31st Albion offered me a solution.

"They said if QPR were prepared to go to £3.5 million and I topped that up with £700,000 out of my wages as part of the deal to make it up to £4.2 million, then it can go ahead."

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