Manchester United newest signing, Odion Ighalo, has touched down in Manchester after sealing a last-gasp Deadline Day mortgage transfer to affix the crimson devils from Chinese language Tremendous League facet, Shanghai Shenhua.
The Nigerian worldwide and former Watford striker arrived at Manchester Airport on Sunday morning and started his transfer to Manchester United is a dream come true.
Chatting with Sky Sports activities Information upon his arrival, Ighalo, who’s a Man. United fan stated: “It is a dream come true as a result of since I used to be a child I adopted and dreamt of Manchester United.”
“However it’s an actuality now. I can’t say way more now till I get began.”
Reflecting on the previous few days earlier than the switch went by means of, Ighalo stated: “It has been loopy. Clearly, I’m completely happy to be in Manchester initially. I’m completely happy to be right here and to work out with the crew and end very nicely this season.
“The plan is to only chill right now as a result of I traveled a really good distance from Shanghai to Manchester. Right now is to only relaxation and tomorrow we begin to work.”
Odion Ighalo’s transfer to Manchester United makes him the primary Nigerian footballer to signal for the English membership. The Ajegunle born, who performed for Udinese and Watford will reportedly earn about £130,000 (N62m) per week for the six months he will likely be on the membership.