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Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has been named in the Sunday Times top 20 rich list for spostsmen under the age of 30.

The Nigerian star is among the fiver Red Devils stars who made the list as he takes the 15th position.

According to Complete Sports, the former Super Eagles forward who earns about £300,000-per-week at his Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua is worth about £18 million.

Ighalo's loan deal with the Premier League club will elapse at the end of this month but the club is looking for a way to extend his temporary stay until the elongated season wraps up.

The 30-year-old earns took a pay cut to join Man United and he earns £130,000-a-week at Old Trafford.

Frenchman Paul Pogba occupies the third position after being valued at £50 million - with his incoming rising by £13m from 2019 when he ranked eighth on the log.

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea became the Red Devils' most paid player after picking up a new contract that earns him £375000-a-week last September. The 29-year-old is joint fourth at £34m.

Anthony Martial is ranked 11th after signing a new deal valued around £200,000-a-week and he is joined by Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk - both who are worth £20m.

Luke Shaw sits joint-13th with Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah at £19m.

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