By Chris Wheeler for MailOnline
Published: 17:52 GMT, 1 February 2020 | Updated: 18:48 GMT, 1 February 2020
Odion Ighalo’s agent admits even the player himself was shocked by his deadline day move to Manchester United.
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
Ighalo’s representative, Norwegian agent Atta Aneke, revealed that United did not make their move until halfway