Odion Ighalo hopes his loan deal at Manchester United is extended until the Premier League season is completed. The Nigeria striker, 30, moved from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in January and has a contract until 31 May. Premier League bosses hope to resume the season in June but, with China’s Super League also intent on a restart, Ighalo may have to return to Shanghai.
Former Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has said the Ghana Football Association owe him five months’ salary – but the GFA has said any payment should come from the government. Appiah is demanding $185,000 unpaid salary arrears from the GFA – five months’ salary plus a bonus for matches won – but the GFA believes the payment is not theirs to make.