The 30-year-old has made £32,000 in bonuses so far since his January move to Old Trafford
Ighalo has scored four goals in eight matches for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side this season.
Odion Ighalo’s January move to Man United has been a revelation and it has been revealed that the Nigerian striker earns £8,000 per goal, cited on The Sun. The former Nigerian international has so far scored four goals in eight matches, with all strikes coming in the Europa League and FA Cup. It is understood that the 30-year-old received a 40 per cent pay-cut from his £300,000 weekly wages with Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.
Odion Ighalo’s Man Utd bonus incentives revealed after he took 40 per cent pay cut on £300k-a-week wages to move. But Odion Ighalo earned £8,000 for each of the four goals he has netted for United which he has bagged £32,000. also gets around £9k for every Premier League win. pic.twitter.com/wjt9DfNSu6
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But despite his six-month deal at Old Trafford, Ighalo has earned £32,000 extra on incentives owing to his performances for the Red Devils. In every United win recorded by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, the former Watford striker pockets £9,000 and £3,000 for every draw.
According to British news outlet SunSport, Ighalo will also earn a huge incentive if he helps Solskjaer’s side qualify into the Champions League next season. An Old Trafford source said: “He earns his basic pay but also gets bits added on top of that to keep him ticking over. “That includes a win and draw bonus, goals and things like winning trophies and getting into the Champions League.” Ighalo is looking to earn himself a new deal at the Theatre of Dreams if his current six-month contract expires at the end of the season.