Odion Ighalo agent, Ladi Salami has revealed that an extension is close to being agreed between Manchester United, Shanghai Shenhua to remain at Old Trafford .
The news of Ighalo’s potential extension at Manchester United comes amid reports in China that foreign players may not be able to return to the country until October, with the new season set to start next month.
Chinese Super League’s foreign players are to be banned from returning until October, meaning he can’t leave anytime soon with his loan deal set to expire this Sunday.
Though, Ighalo parent club, Shanghai Shenhua had been demanding for the former super eagle return to China ahead of the new Chinese Super League season next month with a two-year contract extension worth £400,000 per week on the table.
His Agent feels very good in Manchester with which it is very close to a salary agreement.“Negotiations with the Chinese are ongoing and are going well.”
”On the other hand, in view of the latest regulations in force in the Middle Empire, it is almost impossible to offer such amounts.’
Since he moved to Old Trafford in January a short-term loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua , the pacy forward has notched four goals in just 8 appearances.