Newcastle Emerge Favourite To Sign £20million Ighalo
By Our Correspondent
English Premiership side, Newcastle United appeared as the hot favourite to sign Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, Bestchoicesports.com.ng understands
Despite being rated £20million by his parent club, Shenghai Shenhua in Chhina,
Newcastle who is in discussion for a new ownership have re-affirmed their determination to sign Manchester United loanee striker, in this summer transfer window.
According to Sky Sports, Newcastle are interested in making a shock transfer move for Ighalo once their £300million takeover is completed.
United are keen to extend their loan deal so the 30-year-old can help them if the Premier League restarts amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Shanghai Shenhua will only let Ighalo stay at Old Trafford if they pay £20million to make the deal permanent though.
And Newcastle could hijack them in signing the striker once their takeover officially goes through.