Odion Ighalo is not leaving Manchester United this summer
Manchester United have agreed to extend the loan of Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo to Januwry of 2021 after the player initial spell ended on Sunday. But Shanghai Shenhua wants the the player to stay at the Old Trafford until 2021.
Ighalo, who is desired to stay at the club will now be available to complete the campaign when it returns on June 17.
In a statement on Monday United said: “The Nigerian striker’s stay was
initially due to end on May 31 but he will now remain with the
Reds until Jan. 31 2021, enabling him to build on an impressive
start to life with the club he supported as a boy.
“Today’s confirmation is a timely boost for United boss Ole
Gunnar Solskjaer, as he continues to prepare his squad for this
month’s resumption of competitive football“.
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