The Red Devils have reached an agreement with Shanghai Shenhua to keep the Nigerian striker on Old Trafford until January 2021.
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After lengthy talks with Shanghai Shenhua, United finally confirmed that it had reached a loan extension for the Nigerian on Monday.
The agreement, which does not include an option or purchase obligation, will keep him at the club until January 31, 2021 and the 30-year-old is very happy to have extended his stay.
“I’m really happy. It’s a dream for me to be here. I’m impatient and ready to go,” Ighalo told MUTV.
“The last few days have been difficult because there have been different discussions about it, but now I’m really happy, so I have to concentrate fully. I’m here until the end of January, so it’s good for me. J decided I wanted to stay and i’m happy. From the first day of my arrival i said i wanted to do what it takes to continue this work. It was very difficult, there were discussions, but i’m glad they finally agreed. everything is official now. “
Ighalo thanked Shanghai Shenhua for allowing him to continue his dream of developing for his heart club a little further.
“I thank the President and the Head of Shanghai for their support because they know that is what I want. So I thank them and I am glad it happened. They wish me luck too. When I I said that, since I was a young supporter I am this club and playing for MU is a dream. Now that I have extended my loan it is even clearer and I am committed. In my head I am here until “At the end of January. I just want to work hard and enjoy it, support the team and do everything I can. “