Ole Solskjaer reportedly forced to change Manchester United transfer plans

Ole Solskjaer reportedly forced to change Manchester United transfer plans

- Ole Solskjaer is currently under serious pressure at Manchester United

- The Norwegian is planning to offload Jesse Lingard and Odion Ighalo

- Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo is expected to make a return to Chinese League

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Ole Solskjaer who is the handler of Manchester United is reportedly on the verge of changing his transfer plans for January 2021 due to Jesse Lingard and Odion Ighalo.

Jesse Lingard and Odion Ighalo have been having tough times this term at Manchester United as Ole Solskjaer is not considering them for games.

RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano and Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho have been the two main targets Manchester United are interested in next year.

According to the report on UK Sun, Solskjaer is looking elsewhere to get another forwards who could replace Jesse Lingard and Odion Ighalo.

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So far this season in the Premier League, Jesse Lingard has not played a single minute for Manchester United this term except the two games he had in EFL Cup.

Odion Ighalo on the other hand will be having his loan at Manchester United coming to an end in January 2021 and would return to Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua.

The Nigerian showed some brilliant display when he got to Manchester United scoring five goals in Europa League and EFL Cup.

Manchester United are currently occupying ninth position on the Premier League table with 20 points after 11 games played.

Red Devils will be facing Sheffield United in their next Premier League encounter.

Ole Solskjaer reportedly forced to change Manchester United transfer plans
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United are the latest top European club to register their interest in signing Bayern Munich veteran, David Alaba when the January transfer window opens.

The 28-year-old Austrian runs out of contract at the end of the ongoing season and the Bavarians are not showing signs of handing him an extension at the Allianz Stadium.

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Alaba was instrumental to Hans-Dieter Flick winning a treble at the end of the last campaign and months after that, he will be free to speak with prospective clubs ahead of a summer move.

The Austrian has already been linked with a move to Chelsea, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain owing to his versatility on the pitch.

He can play in the centre-back or left-back as well as in the middle of midfield which is an advantage for any club who signs him.

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