Odion Jude Ighalo has been officially announced as a Manchester United player, and this makes him the first Nigerian Player to sign a senior deal with Manchester United FC in England The former Watford and Shanghai Shehua striker made a dream move to the “Theater of dreams” on a deadline day transfer deal. The deal is a 6-month long deal, with an option to buy, by the end of the season.
Manchester United FC were able to beat the deadline, and secure a deal with the Shanghai Shenhua striker. The former Auoer Eagles of Nigeria striker took to his social media handles to announce the deal with excitement. Since he is already familiar with the terrains of the English Premiee League, he is glad to be welcomed back home.
Ighalos signing will be the second major signing done by Manchester United in the January transfer window of 2029, after the club has earlier decided a deal with the Portuguese midfield maestro , Bruno Fernandes.
Solksjear will be looking to boost his team performance and maybe secure a champions league spot with the entrance of Ighalo and Feenandes.
It is a dream come true for Odion Ighalo as be officially becomes the first Nigerian Player to play for Manchester United Football Club in England