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Manchester United’s January addition, Odion Ighalo will not travel to Spain with the club as it is not guaranteed he would clear UK immigration on return, should border restrictions tighten on travellers who have been in China within the past 14 days.

The former Super Eagles striker, joined United on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua on Deadline Day.


According to Sky Sports, United are travelling to Spain on Saturday for a warm-weather camp, but the Nigeria international will stay back in Manchester on a personal training and fitness programme.


A club statement posed on its website reads "The club can also confirm that, due to the current situation in China, it has been decided that new signing Odion Ighalo will not travel to Spain as it is not guaranteed that he'd clear UK immigration on return should border restrictions tighten on travellers who've been in China within the past 14 days."

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