By Cian Cheesbrough For Mailonline
Published: 14:41 GMT, 2 February 2020 | Updated: 14:43 GMT, 2 February 2020
Odion Ighalo described his move to Manchester United as a 'dream come true' as he arrived in the UK after signing for the club on loan until the end of the season.
The 30-year-old striker sealed a shock loan move to the Red Devils from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua in the closing moments of the transfer window on Friday.
The move came as a surprise to many in the footballing world, but after arriving into the city's airport the Nigerian opened up on his long-standing love for the club and excitement about what lies ahead.
Odion Ighalo described his loan move to Manchester United as a 'dream come true'
'Its been crazy. Obviously I am happy to be in Manchester and this is a great opportunity for me', Ighalo told Sky Sports News.
'And I’m grateful to god, my agent and the coach that gave me this opportunity to be here. I’m happy to be here to work hard with the team and finish very well this season.
'It’s a dream come true because since I was a kid I have