Axel Tuanzebe expresses happiness for Odion Ighalo joining Manchester United

Axel Tuanzebe expresses happiness for Odion Ighalo joining Manchester United

- Axel Tuanzebe is happy that he has the chance to train with Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo

- The Englishman stated that he looks forward to learn from the Nigerian

- Ighalo is expected to lead Man United attack in their next game against Chelsea

Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe has expressed happiness for the club's effort to bring Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo to Old Trafford after joining them on the last transfer day.

Although Odion Ighalo is yet to play his first game for the Red Devils, but the Nigerian football star has been training hard ahead of his likely debut against Chelsea next week.

Axel Tuanzebe has now stated clearly that he is happy that Odion Ighalo has joined Manchester United claiming that he will now have the chance to train with a strong striker.

The 22-year-old English defender is also looking forward to learn from Ighalo as he hopes that training with the Nigerian will bring out more qualities in him.

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While speaking with Manchester United official website, Axel Tuanzebe recalled his time at Aston Villa where he had the chance to play with Yannick Bolasie.

He is now confidence that Odion Ighalo will also be of great help to him and Manchester United this season in the Premier League.

After leaving the Premier League in 2017 for China, Odion Ighalo is back in the English topflight.

There are even reports that the Nigerian instructed his agent to make Manchester United deal work out at all cost not minding the pay cut involved.

Before leaving Shanghai Shenhua in China, Odion Ighalo made sure that he score 10 goals in 19 games.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are currently struggling this season in the Premier League as they are currently out of the top four.

The main target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his men this season is to qualify for next season's Champions League after their failure to finish among the top four last term.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo demonstrated how prepared he is after posting video of himself sweating in training as he gears up to make his debut Manchester United in the EPL.

Nigerians are still celebrating Odion Ighalo's move to Manchester United on the deadline day with the player himself happy with the move.

Manchester United found themselves in a tight corner after main striker Marcus Rashford got injured in which they needed a capable replacement before the transfer window closed.

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Source: Legit.ng

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