United sent shockwaves around the footballing world when they signed Ighalo in January in 2015.

The Nigeria worldwide got here having spent the last few years playing in China, and was brought in as cover for Marcus Rashford.

Ighalo did well enough last term, scoring twice against Derby County and also handling additional objectives against Club Brugge, LASK and Norwich.

However he’s struggled for game time this term, making simply 4 looks across all competitors.

United face Watford in the FA Cup on Saturday seeking a return to winning methods after losing their Carabao Cup semi-final to Manchester City in midweek.

And Solskjaer appears to have let slip Ighalo will be on the bench for the match versus the Hornets, stating: “Odion, it’s unique for him versus Watford.