Odion Ighalo has been ranked the richest U-30 footballer in Nigeria and the second richest in Africa.
The ex-Super Eagles Striker is placed behind Egyptian playmaker, Mohammed Sallah as Africa’s wealthiest Under 30 footballer.
Ighalo was estimated to have £18m wealth while Mo Salah has an estimated £19m net worth.
The ranking which was reported by The Sunday Times, placed Mohammad Salah of Egypt as the richest U-30 African player in the EPL.
On the overall ranking, the Manchester United striker placed joint-15 alongside Aaron Ramsey (Juventus), Danny Welbeck (Watford), and Jack Wilshere (West Ham).
The striker is estimated to have a staggering £18m wealth with his substantial £300,000-a-week wage at his parent club Shanghai Shenhua.
Ighalo is expected to be 31 years old in June, and his loan at United is expected to end on May 31 with the club holding the option to make the deal permanent.
According to reports, United is contributing £130,000-a-week towards the former Watford striker’s wages.
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