Back in the last few hours of the January transfer deal, a few eyebrows were raised when Manchester United added Odion Ighalo to their squad.
With many expecting the club to bring in a big-name striker, the Old Trafford hierarchy chose to bring in Ighalo, from Shanghai Shenhua, on loan until the end of the season.
Now the deal could have been seen as a gamble or a calculated risk.
After all, Ighalo had already played in the Premier League, with Watford, whilst also showing he had an eye for a goal.
The 30-year-old striker had to wait a time for his chance at the club while he improved his fitness and waited for his opportunity.
But now having made 8 appearances and having found the net on 4 occasions, talk is emerging, as reported by The Manchester Evening News of Manchester United looking to make the transfer a permanent deal.
If that is the case, I have my suspicions that it could impact on any potential signing of a big-name striker in the summer, but given the impact, Ighalo has made would that be a bad thing?
But what are your views on keeping the Nigerian striker?
Should United Sign Ighalo On A Permanent Deal?
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