Ighalo off to UK for Man U deal

first_imgRelatedPosts Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ EPL: Crystal Palace stun sloppy Man U EPL: Red Devils attack Palace Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Odion Ighalo on loan, according to reports. The former Watford striker is currently on the books at Shanghai Shenhua, but the start of the Chinese Super League has been suspended amid a developing coronavirus crisis in China. The Mirror claimed Ighalo is on his way back to Europe and is keen to secure a last-minute transfer. United have been on the hunt for a frontman this month after failing to replace Romelu Lukaku during the summer. Ighalo was once linked with a move to United when he was still at Watford and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be tempted by a short-term solution to his goalscoring problems. Marcus Rashford is currently out injured and Ighalo has continued to score goals while in China, grabbing 10 in 19 appearances for Shanghai Shenhua. United have been linked with a host of forwards this month, including Leicester City’s Islam Slimani, who is keen to return from his loan deal at Monaco. Solskjaer has a host of injury headaches to deal with and the addition of Ighalo or any striker is sure to ease concerns about a depleted squad.Tags: Coronavirus crisisManchester UnitedOle Gunnar SolskjaerRomelu LukakuShanghai Shenhualast_img

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