Nigeria's Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring in the African Cup of Nations third-place playoff. Photo: Reuters Nigeria's Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring in the African Cup of Nations third-place playoff. Photo: Reuters
Nigeria's Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring in the African Cup of Nations third-place playoff. Photo: Reuters
Jonathan White
Opinion

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The East Stand by Jonathan White

Manchester United’s Odion Ighalo signing deserves questions of club not his China choice

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Nigeria's Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring in the African Cup of Nations third-place playoff. Photo: Reuters Nigeria's Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring in the African Cup of Nations third-place playoff. Photo: Reuters
Nigeria's Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring in the African Cup of Nations third-place playoff. Photo: Reuters
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.