However the two clubs had not agreed a fee and Odemwingie appeared on television talking about the move.
Chairman Jeremy Peace said the player must now accept that he has 18 months left on his contract, whilst Odemwingie had to face up to the ridicule of fellow professionals on Twitter.
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The start of the 2017-18 Premier League season is just around the corner and is shaping up to be one of the most competitive yet.
As always it is the so called “big clubs” that have splashed the most cash in the transfer window so far this summer. Manchester United or City? Arsenal or Tottenham? Who are the winners and losers of the transfer window so far?