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Odion Ighalo 'could have the same impact as Eric Cantona' for , says former keeper Mark Bosnich Mark Bosnich says it was imperative that Man United signed a striker in January The club's former goalkeeper says there is no pressure on him to perform Bosnich has drawn comparisons with United's signing of Eric Cantona in 1992 

By Alec Fenn For Mailonline

Published: 16:37 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 16:37 GMT, 3 February 2020

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Former goalkeeper Mark Bosnich says Odion Ighalo 'could have the same impact as Eric Cantona' for .

United signed Ighalo on a shock six-month loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua on transfer deadline day after a desperate late search for a striker. 

The signing of Ighalo has been questioned by critics but the Nigerian boasts a decent record of 17 goals in 55 Premier League games for Watford.

Mark Bosnich has tipped Odion Ighalo to make a similar impact to Eric Cantona at Man United

Mark Bosnich has tipped Odion Ighalo to make a similar impact to Eric Cantona at Man United

Ighalo joined United on a shock six-month loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua on Friday

Ighalo joined United on a shock six-month loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua on Friday

Cantona moved to United in November 1992 and inspired club to first Premier League title

Cantona moved to United in November 1992 and inspired club to first Premier League title

The 30-year-old has also found the back of the net 16 times in 35 appearances for Nigeria and Bosnich has warned doubters not to write him off.

 'This was an emergency signing,' Bosnich told Sky Sports News.

'I can understand a lot of people taking about a scatter gun approach, well it had to

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