Watford striker Odion Ighalo have joined Manchester United from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the finish of the period.

The arrangement to bring the 30-year-old Nigeria global to Old Trafford contains no choice to purchase.

Ighalo, who is still in China however is relied upon to travel to the UK in the following barely any days, scored 39 objectives in 99 counterparts for Watford somewhere in the range of 2014 and 2017.

“Odion is an accomplished player,” said United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

“He will come in and give us an alternative of an alternate sort of focus forward for the short spell he’s remaining with us.

“An extraordinary fellow and expert, he will take advantage of his time here.”

Ighalo moved to the Chinese Super League in 2017, first with Changchun Yatai. After two seasons he moved to Shanghai Shenhua and has scored multiple times in 19 games.

His structure for his nation has been attractive, completing as top scorer in African Cup of Nations qualifying with seven objectives, before scoring five at the competition throughout the late spring.

It is comprehended there was enthusiasm from other Premier League clubs however Ighalo needed to play for United.

He is United’s first senior credit marking since Radamel Falcao’s appearance from Monaco in 2014.

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