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'It's incredibly big... I talked to the top boss for a few days': Odion Ighalo's agent reveals how striker's shock deadline day loan move to unfolded Odion Ighalo's agent revealed how his move to unfolded The Nigerian forward completed a dramatic deadline day loan move from China The 30-year-old was playing for Shanghai Shenhua before making the move  Agent Atta Aneke revealed the transfer only started gathering pace on Friday

By Chris Wheeler for MailOnline

Published: 17:52 GMT, 1 February 2020 | Updated: 18:48 GMT, 1 February 2020

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Odion Ighalo’s agent admits even the player himself was shocked by his deadline day move to .

Ighalo, 30, has been signed on a six-month loan until the end of the season from Shanghai Shenhua. The Nigerian striker is expected to arrive from China over the next few days in time to link up with United on their warm-weather training camp in Marbella.

A boyhood United fan, Ighalo has appeared at Old Trafford for Watford but never thought he would play for his favourite club after leaving the Premier League three years ago for Changchun Yatai and then Shanghai.

Odion Ighalo's agent revealed even the player himself was surprised by his deadline day move

Odion Ighalo's agent revealed even the player himself was surprised by his deadline day move

Ighalo’s representative, Norwegian agent Atta Aneke, revealed that United did not make their move until halfway

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