Manchester United were associated with complex settlements with Shanghai Shenhua prior to extending Odion Ighalo’s loan stay, according to a report.
Manchester United were associated with challenging settlements with Shanghai Shenhua prior to extending Odion Ighalo‘s loan offer at Old Trafford, according to Sky Sports News press reporter James Cooper
The Red Devils revealed previously today that the 30- year-old will stay on loan with the club up until completion of January 2021.
Ighalo at first joined United in this year’s winter season transfer window and scored 4 times in his first 8 appearances for the club prior to football was postponed in March.
The centre-forward had actually been because of go back to his moms and dad club at the end of May, however Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side ultimately extended his stay after complex talks with the Chinese outfit.
“The deal to keep Odion Ighalo at the club has been one of United’s recruitment priorities since football was put on hold and, with the prospect of a lot of games in a compressed period, retaining a player of his pedigree was considered crucial,” stated Cooper.
“That doesn’t mean to say it was an easy negotiation, however. The initial loan deal secured in the few remaining hours of the January window hadn’t been an easy one to conclude, and going into talks to extend his stay further wasn’t something those involved were particularly relishing either… once again the deal got done, but it wasn’t plain sailing and it was hung in the balance last weekend.”
United are because of go back to Premier League action away to Tottenham Hotspur on the weekend of June 19-21