According The athletic, the options were two. On the one hand it was Joshua King, the Norwegian of Bournemouth who have been following for some time, and on the other Odion Ighalo, the Nigerian of Shanghai Shenhua who in his day we could see in the Pomegranate. It was the last day of the winter transfer window and Manchester United needed a striker in a hurry, both for the performance of the team during the season, as the recent injuries in attack. Premier League* Data updated as of February 18, 2020 25 7 And by the last day of the transfer market, the executive vice president, Ed woodward, made a call to Neill baker, the president of Bournemouth. In it he gave an ultimatum: “You have fifteen minutes to tell us if you accept the offer or we will sign a player from China.” At that time they had offered 25 million pounds, that is, 30 million euros. Nevertheless, the English club did not accept the offer on time, so United met its threat and finally Ighalo was chosen, who traveled even without passing the corresponding medical examination. The Nigerian striker has not yet been able to train with the rest of his teammates for the precautions that are being taken because of the coronavirus since he is coming from China, although it is expected to enter the next team calls.