Odion Ighalo replacement signed

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Odion Ighalo is on loan at Manchester United from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua until January 2021.

Since joining Manchester United in January, the Nigerian striker has impressed, scoring 5 goals in 14 appearances despite starting just two games.

According to Nigerian media outlet Legit, Shanghai Shenhua have signed former Newcastle United striker Obefemi Martins as a replacement for Ighalo.

Shanghai Shenhua did not reveal the nature of the contract Obafemi Martins signed for them, but he will be a replacement for Odion Ighalo who is on loan at Manchester United.

Odion Ighalo was expected to return to China in May, but the Nigerian will remain at Old Trafford until January 2021.