Manchester United manager ole Gunnar Solskjaer has explained with details the situation surrounding Odion Ighalo contract talks.
Manchester United manager has revealed the circumstances surrounding the extension of Odion Ighalo contract beyond the end of May.
Ighalo joined united in January transfer window on loan from Chinese league club Shanghai Shenhua and was expected to extend his loan stay beyond the end of the month.
With the Chinese league set to resume soon, his parent club awaits the return of the Nigeria International before the set date.
It has been reported that Shanghai Shenhua have demanded a loan fee for the free loan transfer, although Solskjaer said negotiations are on to keep at Old Trafford till the end of the season.
“The loan deal went until the end of May now, so obviously he’s supposed to be going back,” Solskjaer said to Official Manchester United website
“We’re in dialogue. They’ve been great towards us, his club, and allowed him to play for his dream club.
“It’s been a dream for him and hopefully he can finish off what he started, hopefully with a trophy for us. he added.
“It’s been a dream for him and hopefully he can finish off what he started, hopefully with a trophy for us. At the moment, nothing has been agreed. Their league is going to get started soon so we’re just waiting to see.”
The 30-year-old has been in a fine Form, scoring four goals and one assist in 8 appearances for United before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
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