however that the total could rise to as high as £13.5 million.
who won the African Nations Cup with Nigeria but was inexplicably left
out of the World Cup squad, joins from Ukrainian club Dinamo Kyiv.
The forward was at West Brom on Friday morning to sign the deal, and has been handed the number 9 jersey.
Ideye says he is thrilled by the move.
started his career at Nigerian club Ocean Boys, but moved to Swiss side
Neuchatel Xamax then moved to Sochaux before joining Kyiv in 2011.
was called in as a last minute replacement for the injured John Mikel
Obi for the 2010 World Cup, and played a pivotal role as Nigeria won the
African Nations Cup in 2013.
He also represented the country at
the FIFA Confederation Cup in 2013 before being surprisingly cut from
the 2014 World Cup squad.
Ideye will become the fifth Nigerian to
play for the Baggies, following in the footsteps of Ifeanyi Udeze,
Nwankwo Kanu and more recently Osaze Odemwingie and Victor Anichebe and
he says he looks forward to carrying on the proud Nigerian traditions at