Loads of Man United fans react to huge update on future of striker Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo looks set to remain at Manchester United a little longer yet…

It was appearing increasingly likely that the Nigerian striker had played his final game for his boyhood club with his short-term loan contract expiring on Sunday.

But the Manchester Evening News report that the club have been working hard to find a resolution over his contract and a deal to extend his loan is getting ever closer.

Ighalo’s parent club Shanghai Shenhua were initially keen for the forward to return to China ahead of the start of the delayed Chinese Super League season next month.

But Ighalo has made it clear that he is desperate to pursue his United dream and will be aware that this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play for the club that he loves so dearly.

And it is claimed that he could now remain at Old Trafford for another seven months with his loan extended until the end of January.

This would mean as well as finishing this season, he would most likely play a part in the beginning of the next.

Ighalo established himself as a firm fan favourite with his four goals before the coronavirus suspension and many United fans are pleased that he is set to remain in Manchester.

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