'Is Ighalo's China record credible?'

English Premier League

Paul Scholes, who has been critical has been critical of Manchester United in recent seasons, has shared his thoughts on the club's new signing Odion Ighalo.

The Red Devils signed the Nigerian striker on loan from Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua in the final hours of the January transfer window.

The move has been met with a lot of criticisms in England, but the Red Devils legend is not sure how the striker will improve United in the next few games.

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“I don’t think he’s a signing for the long term. I think his scoring record in China is very good, but is it that credible? I don’t know.," Scholes was quoted as saying by the Mirror.

"He's an out-and-out centre forward and I don’t think United have an out-and-out centre forward. He’ll play with his back to goal and he might bring players into play.

“It’s good to have an extra body, but when you’re United, you want an extra body with quality, and he’s got that to prove.

“He’ll bring something different. I don’t see him starting many games.”