"It was insane because, all over the news for the last few days, is about my deal to Man United".
"From 11 p.m. there was paperwork, negotiating and all that, for the loan deal, so we are talking and other teams are calling them, wanting me".
"Yes, I talked about Manchester United with Cristiano".
Ighalo promised "to add my own path to make sure the season finishes well for United" and could think of nothing better than ending his loan with silverware.
The Scot has been impressed with Manchester United's new signing, and he expects him to be successful along with other import, Bruno Fernandes. First and foremost they are good people. I don't care how much the cut in wages is me know make it happen.
The clubs in the Chinese league pay outrageous amounts to lure players with European experience in order to bring exposure to their league and accelerate acceptance of the Chinese league among its citizens where foreign clubs enjoy more followings.
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Each of the first three quarters will be worth $100,000, and the money will roll over to the next quarter in the event of a tie. The game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 at the United Center in Chicago, airing live at 5 p.m.
For Ighalo, however, this is actually the case.
Ighalo, who scored 16 goals in 35 games for Nigeria before retiring from worldwide football after winning the Golden Boot at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, was at Watford before moving to China but said joining United was a dream come true. "I'm just trying to help him settle in with the whole team".
On becoming the first Nigerian to play for United, Ighalo said: "I'm really proud". When I played against Man U, that emotion is there, because it is my dream. It's a nice reality, so I'm very happy and looking forward to starting.
Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay says there is a good atmosphere around the club after the January transfer window.
These glory days are like an eternity for fans who have left the club far behind their English and European competitors.
Cathcart - who rose through the youth ranks at Old Trafford before moving to Vicarage Road in 2014 - is certain Ighalo will adapt to his new surroundings in Manchester due to the fact he has always been an "ambitious player".