Legendary Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says Odion Ighalo must prove himself a quality signing for the Old Trafford side, Completesports.com reports.
Ighalo, signed on loan from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of the season and will join up with the United squad this weekend, ahead of Monday’s Premier League trip to Chelsea.
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United moved to sign Ighalo on deadline day as cover for top scorer Marcus Rashford, who is out for at least three months with a double stress fracture of the back.
The former Super Eagles striker has been training away from United’s AON Complex for the past two weeks as a precaution against the coronavirus, following his arrival from China.
But Scholes has questioned whether Ighalo, 30, has enough quality for Ole Gunnar Solskajer’s side.
“I don’t think he’s a signing for the long term,” said Scholes. “I think his scoring record in China…
Source: Complete Sports