Odion Ighalo: Man United make last attempt to sign Nigerian striker

Odion Ighalo: Man United make last attempt to sign Nigerian striker

Manchester United are not giving on signing Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo on transfer deadline day.

The Shanghai Shenhua striker has been linked with a return to the Premier League club a deal could be made be stipulated time for the winter transfer.

It is understood that the former Watford striker would love to return to England for a short deal if his wages can be agreed.

Reports also claim the ex-Super Eagles frontman has snubbed two top European clubs for a dream move to Old Trafford.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskajer is desperate to sign a striker before the transfer deadline closes following injury to Marcus Rashford.

Anthony Martial and youngster Mason Greenwood are only stars available in the Red Devil's attack with few months left to end the 2019-20 campaign.

Ighalo had a successful three-year spell with Watford after joining Hornets from Granada in 2014 on an initial loan deal.

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He then helped the Vicarage Road outfit gain to promotion into he top flight division in his his first season at the club.

Ighalo went on to replicate his form in the Championships in his Premier League debut season, scoring 15 goals.

Things did not go well with the Nigerian in 2016/17 campaign under Walter Mazzari, managing to score just once.

The 30-year-old then left for the Chinese Super League to join Changchun Yatai for £20million before switching to Shenhua in 2019.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Steven Bergwijn has completed a January move to Tottenham for a fee of £25million from PSV with the winger putting pen to paper on a deal until 2025.

The Premier League club have announced the move as the Netherlands international is set to work under Jose Mourinho.

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Legit.ng also reported that reported that Bruno Fernandes has completed a £68million move from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United after weeks of speculation.

The Portuguese midfielder successfully completed his medical when he flew from Lisbon to Manchester.

He has been pictured in Manchester United kit for the first time and has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract to complete his £68m transfer.

Legit.ng also reported that that Marcos Rojo has returned to Estudiantes in Argentina on a six-month loan move from Man United.

he 29-year-old who has been linked with a move out of Old Trafford finally sealed the deal back to his homeland.

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