Former Super Eagles striker, Jude Odion Ighalo, on transfer deadline day completed a six-month loan deal to English Premier League giants, Manchester United.
Naija News reports that the deal taking the former Watford striker to Old Trafford has put an end to his time in China with Shanghai Shenhua.
It was gathered that the deal includes an option of a three-year at the end of the 2019/2020 Premier League season.
Speaking on the signing, United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, said: “Odion is an experienced player. He will come in and give us an option of a different type of center-forward for the short spell he’s staying with us.
“A great lad and very professional, he will make the most of his time here.”
According to the UK Mirror, Ighalo will pocket £150,000-a-week for the remainder of this season.
Manchester United will also pay Shanghai Shenhua a £5million loan fee.
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