The striker’s dilemma has been solved.
United made their final january signing.
Manchester United had been scouting various leagues for a new striker with coach Ole Gunner Solskjaer trying to increase the team’s scoring ability due to the squad’s depleted roster. are lacking up front because of an injury to Marcus Rashford who is forecast to be out until April.
The English club have landed Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo from the Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua on a six-month loan, with an option to buy part of his deal. Ighalo has been playing in China since January 2017 after departing from Watford for a reported 20 million pounds. Ighalo has a relatively solid Premier League record having scored 33 goals in 82 games for Watford.
Ighalo is Old Trafford’s second first-team signing in the current window transfer, following the arrival of Portuguese star midfielder Bruno Fernandes on Thursday. A Nigerian international, Ighalo has scored 16 goals in 35 games for his country, including the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
✍ #MUFC can confirm that Odion Ighalo will join us on loan from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of the season.— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 1, 2020
Welcome, Odion! 🔴