African All Stars Transfer News & Rumors: Ighalo to join Saudi club Al Shabab


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Fulham in talks for Maja’s late transfer

Fulham closing in on late move for Bordeaux striker Josh Maja, according to Daily mail.

Maja has scored two goals in 17 Ligue 1 appearances this campaign and the Cottagers are hoping to loan him out before the transfer window closes.

Talks for Maja’s return to England were reportedly mentioned before the Girondins recruited Ivorian Jean Michael-Seri from Craven Cottager on Saturday.

The former Sunderland forward made brief stints at Fulham and Manchester City earlier in his career before moving to the Academy of Light in 2015.

Ighalo joins Al Shabab Saudis

Former Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo is set to join top Saudi club Al Shabab on an open-ended contract from Shanghai Shenhua, according to Air sports.

The deal is subject to medical review and a personal conditions agreement with Saudi Arabia’s transfer window still active until February 7.

Last week Ighalo ended his one-year loan to Manchester United and he is set for another Middle East adventure.

Gueye turns down Newcastle’s offer

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Idrissa Gueye turned down a loan offer from Newcastle United to stay in the French capital, reports The team.

The Senegalese international is said to be in no hurry despite his lack of regular playing time in Mauricio Pochettino’s team.

Gueye has more than three years of contract at PSG and he came off the bench as a substitute in the 81st minute to make his 16th Ligue 1 appearance of the season in their 3-2 loss to Lorient on Sunday.

Mostafa Mohamed arrives in Istanbul

Zamalek striker Mostafa Mohamed has arrived in Istanbul to complete his one-and-a-half-year loan at Galatasaray.

Zamalek will earn $ 2 million for the loan and Galatasaray will have to pay $ 4 million if they activate the buy clause to make the move permanent before December 31, 2021.

Read the full details of the transfer at Goal!

Sudanese club recruit Lobi Stars defender

Al Merreikh has announced the signing of Nigerian Aniyikaye Adeleye to a two-year contract with Nigerian Professional Football League club Lobi Stars.

The Sudanese giants have been active in the transfer market ahead of their participation in the Caf Champions League this season and they also signed Jamaican Darren Mattocks and Ugandan Saidi Kyeyune on the same day.

Adeleye joins compatriot Tony Edjomariegwe in Omdurman – who left Moghreb Tétouan in Morocco on Thursday.

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