Ighalo Completes Transfer to Saudi Club Al Shabab

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Ighalo Completes Transfer to Saudi Club Al Shabab
Nwolu Obiajulu

Former Super Eagles strike, Odion Ighalo has joined Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Professional Football League club Al Shabab on a two-and-a-half-year deal.

The Nigerian forward joined the club from Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua.

The club announced the deal in a tweet on its Twitter handle on Thursday.

The tweet read, “Al Shabab has been signed with the Nigerian Odion Ighalo @ighalojude (Ex. Man United striker) for a two and a half years.”

The 31-year-old left Premier League giants Manchester United after his loan deal with the club expired last month.

Ighalo scored five goals in 23 appearances for Manchester United.

The striker will the wear the number 89 shirt for Al Shabab.

Reports say the former Watford player snubbed offers from clubs in Spain, England the MLS to pitch tent with the six times Saudi League champions.

This post was written by Nwolu Obiajulu.

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