Nigerian striker, Jude Odion Ighalo has spoken of his excitement about the extension of his loan at Old Trafford. The 30 year-old forward’s loan to Manchester United became extended till January following an agreement with chinese side, Shanghai Shenhua.
“I’ve been supporting Man Utd and playing for it is a dream. Now I’ve extended my loan, it makes it more even clear. I’m here until January ending. I just want to work hard and enjoy it, support the team and do whatever I can to make us go higher and higher. I’m really happy. It’s a dream for me to be here. I’m buzzing and ready to go. The last few days have been difficult as there have been different talks about it but now I’m really happy so I need to concentrate fully.” He said.
When Odion Ighalo returns to Shanghai Shenhua, he will be expected to sign a new contract until the end of 2024 worth £400,000 a week.
Odion Ighalo at Manchester United:
• 319 minutes
• 17 shots
• 11 on target
• 4 goals
• 1 assist