Odion Ighalo seal Manchester United loan Extention to 2021
Manchester United have confirmed the loan Extention of Nigeria International Odion Ighalo that will see him stay at Old Trafford until January 2021
Ighalo loan contract expired at the end of May, but the Red Devils have now reached an agreement with his parent club Shanghai Shenhua. Ighalo has proved a success and has scored four goals in eight appearances.
Manchester United statement said: “Manchester United have reached agreement with Shanghai Greenland Shenhua to extend the loan deal for Odion Ighalo.
“The Nigerian striker’s stay was initially due to end on 31 May but he will now remain with the Reds until 31 January 2021, enabling him to build on an impressive start to life with the club he supported as a boy.”
Ighalo will now hope to pick up from where he left off, after winning United’s Goal of the Month award for March with a stunning strike in our last match, the impressive 5-0 victory over Austrian club LASK in the Europa League.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “They [Shanghai Greenland Shenhua] have been great towards us, allowing him to play for his dream club. It’s been a dream for him and hopefully he can finish what he started and win a trophy with us.”
Premier league is scheduled to return on June 17 after the coronavirus pandemic, and Manchester United will be going away from to spurs.
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