Odion Ighalo has penned an emotional message to Manchester United with his contract set to expire at the end of the current month.
Ighalo's loan deal at United officially runs out on January 31st and is due to return to his parent club Shanghai Shenhua but his next club is not yet confirmed. Shenhua is prepared to listen to offers for Ighalo with clubs in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey all interested.
"It’s so hard to see this dream come to an end. But I give God the glory for helping me fulfill this life-long dream of putting on a Manchester United shirt as a player and represent this great club”.
The 31-year-old made 23 appearances in all competitions for United after arriving on Deadline Day last January – including seven starts, netting five goals.
The Nigerian's contract at Shanghai Shenhua runs until December 31st.
It’s was a pleasure. Once a Red, always a Red🔴🔴🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/uXVqIXxsAf— Odion Jude Ighalo (@ighalojude) January 26, 2021