Watford and Nigerian hotshot Odion Ighalo revealed England’s Andy Cole and Trinidad and Tobago’s Dwight Yorke as his Old Trafford Idols.
The 26-year-old has who has been in excellent form for the Hornets this term, scoring 14 goals in 20 appearances for the club recently admitted that he would find it hard to turn down an offer from Manchester United.
Ighalo’s exploits are rumored to have caught the attention of Atletico Madrid and Roma but the Nigerian international wishes to stay put at Vicarage Road, unless he is given the opportunity to move to Old Trafford -a club he fanned as a young boy.
“I don’t think I will be moving but I’m not sure I’d say no if United called. They were my team growing up. I loved watching Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke on TV.
“They were my idols and playing at Old Trafford has always been a dream.
“ Ighalo told The Sun.
Ighalo, who signed a five-year contract with Watford in September, is set to be rested by manager Quique Sanchez Flores for this weekend’s FA Cup clash against Newcastle United.
Last month, the former Valencia head coach praised his striker’s decision to commit his future to the club and reiterated that Vicarage Road is the best home for his talents.