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INSIDER: Man Utd closing agreement for Odion Ighalo

Manchester United are closing on a permanent deal for Shanghai Shenhua striker Odion Ighalo.

The Nigeria international joined the Red Devils on the final day of the January transfer window as an emergency loan signing. He has shattered expectations and appears to be on the verge of sealing a full-time switch to Old Trafford.

Italian football journalist Nicolo Schira wrote on Twitter: “Manchester United want to sign on a permanent deal the Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo.

“Red Devils are working to buy him for €15M. For Ighalo is ready 3-years contract with a wages of €6M a year.

“#MUFC are confident to close, even if Shanghai Shenhua offer more."

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