Odion Ighalo extends his loan deal with Manchester United and he will be staying till January 2021
Odion Ighalo who happens to be one of the Nigerian international’s, His loan deal was originally due to end on Sunday.
And today, Manchester United, however, took to its website on Monday to confirm that Ighalo will now remain with the club until January 31, 2021.
According to the official statement by Manchester United “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’s tally of four goals in eight appearances so far includes at least one strike in each of his three starts – against Club Brugge, Derby County (2) and LASK.
“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.”
Although, despite making it clear that he would love to finish the season at Old Trafford, Ighalo China team, Shenhua had earlier rejected United’s requests to keep Ighalo for another three months.
Where the Asian club had requested that the former Watford star rejoin them to prepare for the start of the delayed Chinese Super League season.
Its now official and clear that the 30 years old Ighalo will now stay with Manchester united till 2021, its no doubt this is a good news for majority of Man utd fans.