The Nigerian worldwide joined the Red Devils from Chinese Super League membership Shanghai Shenhua on mortgage till the tip of the season.
Ighalo revealed he needed to take pay lower to maneuver to Old Trafford, however didn’t hesitate when United got here calling on deadline day.
Berbatov informed Betfair: ‘I think it’s a good transfer for United as a result of Ighalo has performed within the Premier League, and did properly with Watford, so he will know what to anticipate.
‘He’s scored loads of targets in China and his report for Nigeria is spectacular too. I wish to see him play as quickly as attainable as a result of I’m curious to see how he will slot in to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s plans.
‘Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial each like to chop in from the left so United have arguably lacked a pure quantity 9 this season. That’s what Ighalo ought to give them and I will likely be to see how they play with him within the aspect.
‘I liked Ighalo’s interview during which he mentioned how joyful he was to maneuver to Old Trafford. He was so eager that he informed his agent he would settle for a pay lower. It’s nice to see United signal a participant who is passionate concerning the membership. They want gamers like that.’
Given the absence of high goalscorer Marcus Rashford, who stays sidelined with a double stress fracture in his again, United would require Ighalo to select up the slack in entrance of purpose.
In the previous Watford striker’s first stint in Premier League with the Hornets, he discovered the again of the online 16 instances within the Premier League, with 5 of these strikes coming in opposition to the highest six in 2015/16.