Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo needs at least six goals over the next six months to be considered a successful loan signing at Old Trafford.
That is the opinion of former Premier League goalkeeper Shaka Hislop, who has set Ighalo his tally to target.
The Red Devils snapped up the Nigeria international on loan until the end of the season right at the end of the January transfer window.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was desperate for a frontman to come in and provide another option in up top.
With Marcus Rashford out long term due to his back problem, Solskjaer must choose between teenager Mason Greenwood, versatile Frenchman Anthony Martial and loan addition Ighalo moving forward.
Ighalo’s goalscoring record at Watford in the Premier League was decent before he swapped England for China in 2017.
His only full season in England’s top flight to date - the 2016/17 campaign - saw the 30-year-old net 15 times in 37 appearances.
But while game time was almost a guarantee at Watford, he is far from United’s main man upon arriving, and match action will have to be earned at Old Trafford.
Hislop, like every United follower at this stage, is unsure how much we will see of Ighalo in a Red Devils shirt.
Even still, though, the Premier League pundit believes six goals is a fair target for Ighalo to have to aim for.
When asked how many goals for Ighalo would be a successful amount, ESPN FC pundit Hislop replied: "Let me see, how many games to go this season?
“If he gets six goals I think that’s a success. Just under half [per game].
“The thing is, the question becomes ‘Does he start?’ and ‘Where does he start?’.
“Rashford’s injury might suggest as much but give [Mason] Greenwood a shot.
“It makes no sense as much as trying to figure out how many games he’s going to start and where those goals are going to come from.
“Six is good, six is a good number.”
United do not have a buy option in their loan deal for Ighalo, but if he does prove to be a hit at Old Trafford, Solskjaer could be tempted to swoop on a permanent basis come the summer.
Due to the winter break, Ighalo will have to wait for his first chance to impress, although it does give him a chance to get up to speed in training and integrated with the squad.
The Red Devils are next in action at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League when they play away to Chelsea on Monday, February 17 (8pm).