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Odion Ighalo Arrives Saudi Arabia To Seal Al-Shabab Move



Odion Ighalo

Former Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has arrived in Saudi Arabia to seal his move to Saudi Arabian Pro League Division side, Al-Shabab.

In a series of pictures uploaded on his social media handles, Ighalo appreciated God for the safe landing.

Sky Sports reports that the former Shanghai Shenhua striker has agreed on personal terms and would sign a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Sky Sports reported: “Odion Ighalo is having a medical with Saudi Arabian side Al-Shabab. Personal terms have been agreed and he is set to sign a two-and-a-half year deal. The Saudi Arabia transfer window closes on February 7.”

The 31-year-old ex-Manchester United forward also took to his social media to share a series of pictures wherein he appreciated God for the safe landing.

Fabrizio Romano, a football transfer expert and an I tali na journalist known for breaking transfer activities before any official statement, had earlier confirmed Ighalo’s move to Saudi.

He said: “Odion Ighalo will join Saudi Arabian side Al-Shabab on a permanent deal, confirmed. Medicals scheduled after loan expired with Manchester United.”

The former Watford striker had returned to Shanghai Shenhua at the end of his fairytale journey at Manchester United last month.

Ighalo joined the Red Devils in January 2020 on a loan deal that was extended until January 2021, scoring five goals in a total of 23 matches played.


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