Ighalo’s arrival sparked a shockwave of surprise on social media on transfer deadline day when it was announced he’d be joining United on a six-month loan deal from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.
However, after scoring on his first start against Club Brugge in the Europa League last week, the 30-year-old was given the nod to start tonight’s FA Cup fifth-round tie against Wayne Rooney’s Derby County, and he scored in the second-half to make it 3-0 and seal passage to the quarter-finals:
It’s safe to say Ighalo has plenty of new admirers after his recent displays:
It seemed unlikely but do you think signing Ighalo could soon be regarded as a clever bit of business by Solskjaer and the United recruitment team?
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