Odion Ighalo begins intense training ahead of Man United debut against Chelsea

Odion Ighalo begins intense training ahead of Man United debut against Chelsea

- Odion Ighalo has kicked off intense training ahead of Man United debut

- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men travel to Stamford Bridge to battle Chelsea in the second leg of their Premier League clash

- Ighalo joined United on a six-month loan deal last month from Shanghai Shenhua

Nigerian football star Odion Ighalo has kicked off training after joining Manchester United on a six months loan deal last month.

The 30-year-old was brought in as back up for injured Marcus Rashford who suffered back injury in their FA Cup win against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

He was unveiled earlier this week and will wear jersey number 25 after making a transfer deadline day switch to Old Trafford.

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The former Super Eagles star has now started fitness training ahead of the Red Devils important clash against Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.

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A video of Ighalo, who once played in the Premier League representing Watford about four years has emerged on social media.

The attacker is putting in all the work to ensure he gets ready for his debut against the Blues in the second leg of their Premier League clash this year.

Ighalo, 30, scored 10 goals in 17 matches for his Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua last season.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Former Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has wished Nigerian star Odion Ighalo all the best at Old Trafford.

The 30-year-old striker joined the Red Devils on a short term loan deal from Chinese League side Shanghai Shenhua on transfer deadline day.

Having passed medicals at the club, he was presented to the fans earlier this week and he will wear jersey number 25, which was last worn by the 34-year-old Ecuadorian star.

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He has also unveiled his new boots ahead of his Manchester United debut less than a week after his move back to the Premier League.

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The 30-year-old forward dedicated his new boot to his late sister Mary Atole who died not too long ago from now.

Ighalo became the first Nigerian ever to sign for the Red Devils after joining the Old Trafford outfit on a six-month deal from Shanghai Shenhua.

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Source: Legit.ng

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