Modified 01 Feb 2020, 06:06 IST
Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated Odion Ighalo is a “nice lad and really skilled” because the Premier League giants accomplished a deadline-day mortgage transfer for the Shanghai Shenhua striker.
Ighalo leaves Chinese language Tremendous League (CSL) outfit Shenhua for Manchester on mortgage till the tip of the season at Previous Trafford, the place there’s reportedly no choice to purchase the Nigeria worldwide.
The 30-year-old arrives on the Theatre of Goals to assist fill the void left by injured star ahead Marcus Rashford, who has been dominated out for a minimum of two months.
“Odion is an skilled participant. He’ll are available in and provides us an choice of a special sort of centre-forward for the brief spell he is staying with us,” Solskjaer stated on Friday.
“An amazing lad and really skilled, he’ll benefit from his time right here.”
#MUFC can verify that Odion Ighalo will be part of us on mortgage from Shanghai Shenhua till the tip of the season.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 1, 2020
Ighalo’s mortgage deal comes after United lastly signed Sporting CP captain Bruno Fernandes for a charge of £46.5million (€55m) and a possible additional £21.1m (€25m) in add-ons on Thursday.
After lastly concluding their Fernandes chase, United turned to attacking reinforcements amid Rashford’s damage and the Pink Devils beat the switch deadline to carry former Watford striker Ighalo to the membership.
Ighalo, who was beforehand linked to United throughout former boss Louis van Gaal’s tenure after scoring 40 objectives from 100 appearances throughout all competitions for Watford, has starred in China.
After scoring 36 objectives in all competitions in two seasons with Chinese language aspect Changchun Yatai, Ighalo netted 10 occasions for Shenhua final time period.
Printed 01 Feb 2020, 06:06 IST
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