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Ighalo Linked With Loan Move To Manchester United 

Ighalo Linked With Loan Move To Manchester United 

Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has emerged as a loan target for Manchester United following Marcus Rashford’s injury, according to a report by Sky Sports News.

Ighalo who was a former player for Watford, is currently with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua and has two years left on his contract.

Rashford’s injury has certainly left United lighter up front following Romelu Lukaku’s departure in the summer.

Manchester  United were confident of signing Erling Haaland from Red Bull Salzburg this month before he joined Borussia Dortmund instead, going on to score a 20-minute hat-trick on his debut for the German side.

United have also considered various short-term solutions, including Edinson Cavani, Dries Mertens, Mario Mandzukic and Algerian striker Islam Slimani.

And according to Sky Sports News, Ighalo is now the latest striker being considered for a loan deal by United.

Ighalo scored 17 goals in 55 Premier League appearances for the Hornets before securing a move to Chinese League One in 2017.

After their 2-0 defeat to Burnley at Old Trafford in midweek, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer indicated that the club are in need of ‘quality’ signings, with Paul Pogba as well as Rashford currently sidelined.

And speaking ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup tie at Tranmere, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted the club was still working on reinforcements in a “difficult” market.

“It’s not going to be a quick fix. And it’s not going to be like eight players in or 10 players in one transfer window,” he said.

“We’ve had one proper transfer window in the summer because the Januarys are difficult, but we are trying to do something now.”

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  • Not possible

  • @peace why? not posible.

  • Edoman 10 months ago

    We pray that it go through. Ighelo is one of us. He is an Edoman. We can still beg him to play for Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup if Nigeria qualifies.

    • Chinenye 10 months ago

      Tribalism everywhere. Mchewww no be only Fifa World cup. E for kukuma play in the UEFA champions league

      • Tancosports 10 months ago

        @chineye, don’t mind that fish brain man call edoman, Tribalism is one of the major problems facing us as Nigerians. I hate people like that.

    • Chima E Samuels 10 months ago

      Edoman you and who beg who??? Let him go and for your edo state. Manchester have lost transfer value of a late.

    • Phynum 10 months ago

      And na comment be this for your mind
      Tribalism kee u there
      Like say naso ighalo good reach…
      No be only FiFA world cup….make dem beg Ighalo… D talk dey irritate me sha

    • Omo9ja 10 months ago

      @Edoman, you are always making me laugh my lovely friend. I’m so glad that Ighalo had a great end in the national team.

      He wasn’t the kind of striker we needed. He has good personality which I admire a lot.

      Please my my beloved friend edoman, let leave Ighalo alone jęję. God bless Nigeria!!!