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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer drops huge Odion Ighalo transfer hint after Manchester United smash LASK

Manchester United could sign Odion Ighalo on a permanent transfer deal (Picture: Getty) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given the clearest indication yet that Manchester United will sign Odion Ighalo on a permanent transfer this summer. Eyebrows were raised on deadline day when the Red Devils signed Ighalo on a loan deal until the end of the 2019-20 season. But the Nigerian striker has made a bright start to his career at Old Trafford, scoring four goals in eight matches, including the opener for Manchester United in Thursday’s 5-0 win over LASK. Speaking after the Europa League thrashing, Solskjaer hailed Ighalo and said Manchester United will ‘need his qualities next season’. WHAT A GOAL! 😱Odion Igalho has done it again as he gives Man Utd the lead with an absolute beauty 🔥Solskjaer’s reaction says it all!— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) March 12, 2020 ‘Odion has done really well since he came in and he’s enjoying himself,’ Solskjaer said. ‘And he will improve and get better but he has qualities we saw in him and we needed and we will still need those qualities for next season, so let’s see what we will do. ‘He’s a goalscorer and a striker, he doesn’t worry too much about all that nonsense; build-up play – that’s a joke, obviously. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video More: UKNewborn baby 'tests positive' for coronavirus at London hospitalJose Mourinho told Tottenham 'missed a trick' by not signing Chelsea starInfected MP Nadine Dorries says mum, 84, also has coronavirus ‘He knows his job and what his role in the team is, and he’s very good with his back to goal, great link player, but maybe the best thing about him is his personality, so he’s got the whole lot really. ‘He had three touches before his fourth was the finish. All them touches were high quality but he had to make them to create space for himself. ‘But the strike is on the half-volley, great timing, no one would have saved that one so anyone would have been proud of that finish.’ MORE: Odion Ighalo makes exciting prediction on future of Man Utd ace Bruno Fernandes MORE: Jurgen Klopp reacts to Premier League suspension over coronavirus pandemic...


Published By: Metro - Friday, 13 March

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