The saying that not all that glitters is gold is playing out for some Nigerian players in China.

With the sudden downturn in the Asian country, some Nigerian players are set to return to their vomits.

The first high profile hit is former Super Eagles star Chinedu Obasi who has returned to Swedish club AIK till the end of the season after a premature end to his time at Chinese second division club Shenzhen FC.

The Swedish club announced his capture on their website.

“We have followed Obasi since leaving the club last season. After quitting China, the discussions intensified and we are very proud and happy that he chose to return to us,” said AIK sports director Bjorn Wesstrom.

“Discussions about a longer agreement have taken place, but at present, we will go with the terms already agreed.

“There is a stated ambition by both parties for an extension.

“This short-term deal gives both parties a chance to re-evaluate the situation.”

The 31-year-old Obasi enjoyed a short but successful stint at AIK last year.

He has been handed jersey No 20 and he is expected latest Tuesday, August 1.