Odion Ighalo and Fernandes' progress delight Man United midfielder McTominay

Odion Ighalo and Fernandes' progress delight Man United midfielder McTominay

- Odion Ighalo and Fernandes are the latest stars to join Man United in January

- The Super Eagles star was signed on loan for the rest of the season from Shanghai Shenhua

- While The Portugal international came in from Sporting Lisbon in a deal around £68m

- McTominay has now expressed delight in the duo over their progress in the last few days

Manchester United star Scott McTominay seems excited with the progress made by Odion Ighalo and Bruno Fernandes since they joined the club last month.

Unlike the Portuguese midfielder, the Nigerian star is yet to make his debut for the Red Devils having completed his six months loan deal on transfer deadline day.

The former Watford star who has been handed Antonio Valencia's number 25 jersey was earlier this week filmed doing intense training in the gym.

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But it is unsure if his new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would start him against Chelsea in their February 17 clash at the Stamford Bridge.

McTominay is currently out injured, just like his teammates Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford but feels impressed with how much both Ighalo and Fernandes have blended with the team.

According to Daily Mail quoting Sky Sports, the 23-year-old claims the attitudes of the pair is what United needs at this point.

"They are really, really nice guys. First and foremost they are good people. That's what we need at this football club,' McTominay told Sky Sports.

"We need people who are good friends, obviously, who can go out for dinner for everybody as well.

"What they bring onto the pitch we have seen that, and hopefully they can bring a lot for us. First impressions are very, very good."

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With Pogba's future undecided, McTominay is most likely to be playing alongside the former Sporting Lisbon attacker when he gets back from his layoff.

Meanwhile, £68 million rated Fernandes was handed his debut against Wolves last weekend but his magic wand was not enough to propel the Red Devils to victory.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Bruno Fernandes has admitted Cristiano Ronaldo played an integral part in his transfer to Man United from Sporting Lisbon before the January window closed.

The January switch saw Fernandes become the fourth Sporting Lisbon player to sign for Man United after Nani, Ronaldo and Marcos Rojo.

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