Odion Ighalo To Saudi Arabian Side Al-Shabab Is A Done Deal

Former Super Eagle striker Odion Ighalo has finally signed for Saudi Arabian side Al-Shabab.

An official announcement is expected soon after loan at Manchester United expired.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Ighalo is moving to Al-Shabab Saudi FC on a permanent deal from Shanghai Shenhua.

The 31-year-old has undergone his medicals ahead of a move and has agreed on a two-and-a-half-year deal with his new club.

Saudi’s transfer window does not close until February 7.

Ighalo joined United in January 2020, initially until the end of May.

With the 2019/2020 campaign continuing into the summer, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’ side reached an agreement to extend his loan until this month.

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Overall, Ighalo made 23 appearances for the Red Devils, scoring five goals.

This article was most recently revised and updated 2 years ago

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