Odion Ighalo has revealed he took a pay cut in order to make his move to Manchester United come to fruition on January transfer deadline day.
The Nigerian international had emerged as a potential target for the Red Devils as the winter window drew to a close, but the move escalated on the final day as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men battled
"I told my agent 'this is what I want. I want to come here'," Ighalo told the club's official website.
"He said: 'You're going to get a pay cut to go to United.'
Man United have secured the loan of Odion Ighalo.— 90min (@90min_Football) January 31, 2020
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"I called my mum and she was happy, crying," he added.
"People that know me, even back in Nigeria, and even when I was playing at Watford, my team-mates knew that I loved Manchester United, I support them."
Source : 90min