Manchester United considering signing Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo after Rashford injury

Manchester United considering signing Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo after Rashford injury

Manchester United are reportedly said to have Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo, and Algerian forward, Islam Slimani as January loan targets following Marcus Rashford’s injury.

Ighalo who was formerly of Premier League side, Watford and is currently with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua is said to have two years left on his contract while Slimani is on loan at Monaco from Leicester.

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After their 2-0 defeat to Burnley at Old Trafford in midweek, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer indicated that the club – six points behind fourth-placed Chelsea after successive defeats – are in need of ‘quality’ signings, with Paul Pogba as well as Rashford currently sidelined.

Nigeria international Ighalo, has scored 17 goals in 55 Premier League appearances for the Hornets before securing a move to Chinese League One in 2017.

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