Performances Odion Ighalo impressive in Man United shirt color
Odion Ighalo striker has officially reached an agreement with the club Shanghai Shenhua on signing a new contract to stay, but immediate Ighalo will continue sticking to MU. The league China bans foreign soldiers return to action until October also means Ighalo not able to China immediately, so MU has decided to extend his loan deal until the end of the year.
Ighalo will stay with Manchester United to top 2021
The rest are just waiting for the organizers MU Premier League approved registration of Ighalo play to play more in the rest of the 2019/20 season unfinished. Season has been postponed from mid-March because Covid-19 and is expected back in mid-June, the MU is in the top 4 performance race with Chelsea and they are playing in the Europa League.
The important thing is to stay MU will cause temporary Ighalo has not been paid a salary of giant Shanghai Shenhua. Expected him to be this club pay £ 400,000 / week, which will be awarded each year Ighalo 20.8 million pounds / year. But he had to wait until early 2021 to sign the contract.
His current salary is at £ 300,000 / week. Ighalo is MU's salary is paid at £ 130,000 / £ 170,000 a week and the rest by the Shanghai Shenhua pay. MU paid to Shanghai Shenhua on loan cost £ 6 million, the total cost is estimated at about 10.5 million pounds.
Ighalo can add more than £ 5 million per year salary at Shanghai Shenhua, but he decided not to sign a new contract now
According to France Football magazine, even with the new wage will enjoy when Ighalo back to China, he has not yet reached the top 10 highest paid players in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi and of course the second highest paid player football, but the list Kylian 10th Mbappe still entitled to 24.73 million pounds / year at this time, and Andres Iniesta to Japan despite but still pocketed £ 31.14.
However the amount of 20.8 million pounds / year is still very large and will be larger than the current salary of De Gea goalkeeper David at MU, 19.5 million pounds / year. De Gea is currently the highest paid player "Reds" while Paul Pogba ranked No. 2 with 15.08 million pounds / year and awarded 13 million pounds Anthony Martial / year.
Ighalo temporarily shelved the opportunity to earn more than £ 5 million average salary in China shows that he seems very longing devote much more for MU as has entered the second half of his career. Of Ighalo performer was impressed in the Europa League and the Manchester United fans are hoping he will make a big impact in any game he came off the bench yet.