“I’m happy to be here, I’m happy to be a Man United player, I’m looking forward to the game and I promise to give my best from the first day I put on the jersey to the last day of my time here.

“I promise to add my own path to make sure the season finishes well for United. Thank you guys and God bless you.”

Ighalo is set to offer cover for the injured Marcus Rashford, who will be sidelined until April with a double stress fracture to his back.

Rashford is United’s top goalscorer this season in the Premier League with 14 goals.