Man United finally seal N1.4bn loan deal for ex-Eagles star Ighalo

first_imgManchester United have completed the £3m (about N1.4bn) loan signing of ex-Super Eagles star Odion Ighalo – but the deal does not include an option to buy. Ready for Old Trafford: Sportsmail’s mocked up image of how Odion Ighalo will look in United red According to the Daily Mail report, Ighalo will travel back from China in the next few days. United see him as a short-term fix to striker problems exacerbated by Marcus Rashford’s back fracture, and good value for six months. The report further added that the Red Devils beat Spurs to his signature with Jose Mourinho trying to solve his own striker crisis at the last minute. In addition, Man United to pay just a third of Odion Ighalo’s mammoth wages during his time at Old Trafford. United sealed the shock deal late in the evening on deadline day for the former Watford striker. He will join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side until the end of the season. Loading… Read Also: BREAKING: Man Utd agree deal to sign Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua Bournemouth were determined not lose King, 28, and United faced having to break the bank to stand any chance of persuading the Cherries to part with the former former Old Trafford academy product. Ighalo will now return to the Premier League with United, having left three years ago for China. Ighalo netted 40 goals in 100 games for Watford before signing for Shanghai Shenhua in a £22m deal. The Nigerian  enjoyed a decent season last term, scoring 10 goals in 19 games for Shanghai despite missing over two months with a hamstring problem. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 United have agreed a contract that will see them contribute £100,000-per-week of that figure while he is on their books. United turned their attention to Ighalo in their increasingly frantic search for a striker after Bournemouth wanted £40million for Josh King. United conceded defeat in their bid to land Bournemouth’s King after their offer of around £20m on Thursday night was quickly rebuffed and described as ‘a joke’ by senior Bournemouth officials. They followed that up by informing the Cherries they are now looking at alternatives to King rather than planning to make an improved offer. Striker Ighalo, 30, has just under two years left on his £300,000-per-week contract with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua. Promoted ContentWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too Much6 Best Natural History Museums In The WorldHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayDid You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyBear Cubs ‘Dancing’ In Forest Delight The InternetThe Highest Paid Football Players In The Worldlast_img

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