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Transfer: Man United extends Ighalo’s loan deal

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Manchester United have extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal till January 2021.

The extension of the loan means  that the striker will finish the 2019/20 season with the Premier League club.

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Ighalo’s initial loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua expired at the end of May, but the 30-year-old has been rewarded for an impressive return of four goals in eight appearances for United before football was shut down by the coronavirus pandemic in March.

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“Manchester United have reached agreement with Shanghai Greenland Shenhua to extend the loan deal for Odion Ighalo,” United said in a statement.

“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 has a lot to prove an to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad ahead of a packed schedule once games get back under way later this month.

Yusuf Luka, is a journalist by profession with few years of experience, I am also a graduate of Bingham University. Outside of work, I enjoy hiking with friends, Reading books, and Watching movies. Let's connect on social media.

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