EPL: Nigerian striker Ighalo joins Man United in Shanghai

LONDON: Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo says his unexpected move to United Manchester It is a dream come true.

Ighalo arrived in Manchester from China on Sunday after his transfer deadline change from Shanghai Shenhua.

The former 30-year-old Watford star, who grew up as a United fan, joined the Old trafford club for the rest of the season as coverage for the injured Marcus Rashford .

It's a dream come true because since childhood I always dreamed of Man United, Ighalo told Sky Sports upon his arrival in Manchester.

This is the reality now. It has been crazy, but I am happy to be in Manchester and this is a great opportunity for me.

I am happy to work hard with the team and finish very well this season.

Ighalo rejected another Premier League club to join United and has set out to lift Ole Gunnar Solskjaer problematic side to the top four of Premier Leagues.

The Nigeria international scored 16 times in 55 Premier League appearances for Watford before moving to Changchun Yatai in January 2017, and then to Shanghai Shenhua two years later.