Erstwhile Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo’s has agreed to a loan extension with Manchester United until January 2021, however, as at when reporting this, the deal is awaiting confirmation with FA for registration. The new contract with Shanghai Shenhua will be discussed after loan with United ends.
The Super Eagles forward who is a huge fan of Manchester United will be staying a little longer at his boyhood club for another seven months after agreeing to the extension. Ighalo who joined the frontline of united from Chinese club has helped eased the attacking burden by scoring four goals in three starts, with Marcus Rashford sidelined by a back injury.
Although Ighalo’s parent club who have been reluctant to extend the loan as the Chinese season edges closer will miss out on Ighalo for the majority of this season’s Chinese Super League. However, he’ll see out the final stages of this season and the first half of next for Man Utd.