Transfer news: Manchester United sign Puigmal, Super Eagles’ Odion Ighalo set for EPL return

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Posted on Jan 14 2018 - 12:37am by admin

Manchester United youngstar, Arnau Puigmal has penned a new contract with Premier league giants, Manchester United.

Puigmal signed his first professional contract same week he clocked 17-year-old.

The midfielder is the fourth United U18 star to sign a professional contract in recent weeks, following the footsteps of Aliou Traore, Aidan Barlow and Angel Gomes.

Head of Academy, Nicky Butt told ManUtd.com: “Arnau has impressed us all since he came to the club this season. He has a great attitude to learn and he has quickly picked up English, which will be a great help to him going forward.

”It is clear to see that he has all the attributes to develop into a top player and have a fine future ahead of him.”

Meanwhile, Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is set for English Premier League (EPL) return, Birmingham Mail reports.

According to the report, Ighalo, who left Watford for China last season could make a return to the EPL to help the relegation-threatened Baggies.

West Bromwich Albion are considering a move for the Changchun Yatai forward.

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