Manchester United head coach, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, has handed a message of hope in direction of Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo, suggesting the membership might signal the striker on a permanent contract.
Ighalo, who joined the Crimson Devils in January on a mortgage deal till the top of the season as cowl up for the injured Marcus Rashford, scored his first Manchester United purpose within the 5-Zero Europa League win over Membership Bruges after which scored his second and third targets in final night time’s FA Cup win over Derby County.
And now Solksjaer says Manchester United might be so impressed by Ighalo that they take him away from Chinese language membership Shanghai Shenhua and provides him a permanent contract.
‘It doesn’t damage [living the dream] however he’s right here on benefit, he’s right here as a result of he’s a goalscorer and a distinct kind of striker for us,’ Solskjaer advised Sky Sports activities.
‘We might get to the summer and think we want to extend this, who knows? ‘He’s are available in as a breath of contemporary air as effectively. He had probabilities in his 5 minutes in opposition to Chelsea, he scored in opposition to Bruges, he had probabilities in opposition to Watford, he had an excellent save [from a shot] in opposition to Everton – there have been good saves, he doesn’t miss the goal fairly often.
‘Even for Anthony (Martial), Mason (Greenwood) and Marcus (Rashford) to learn that it is where the sharks are swimming. It’s snug exterior the field and you may have a couple of pictures.
‘It’s in there the place it is likely to be a bit harder and also you would possibly get damage – that’s the place you get targets.’