Aaron Wan-Bissaka sends £10K worth clinical materials for COVID-19 fight in DR Congo

Aaron Wan-Bissaka sends £10K worth clinical materials for COVID-19 fight in DR Congo

- Aaron Wan-Bissaka has extended his hand of help to his native home of Democratic Republic of Congo

- The Man United defender provided 20,000 pieces of clinical gloves worth £10,000 to aid doctors in fight COVID-19

- It is understood the England international was persuaded by his father's friend who is a doctor in DR Congo

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Man United defender, packaged 20,000 clinical PPE gloves into boxes and shipped them out to doctors in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The 22-year-old's father is from the West African nation as he spent around £10,000 to buy clinical equipment to help the fight of the global pandemic.

Wan-Bissaka was also part of the #PlayersTogether initiative that have donated money to the NHS Charities in England.

"I’m fortunate. There are those who aren’t able to protect themselves as well or have access to certain things during this crisis.

"It’s been great to give back. I know it’s not easy out there for them so it’s only right for me to help," the Man United told The Sun.

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The concept of sending materials back home came from his father's friend named Ambrose who is a medical doctor.

Wan-Bissaka yielded to Ambrose's plea and spent the entire weekend packing 20,000 clinical PPE gloves into boxes that were shipped to the Congolese capital, Kinshasa.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Paul Pogba has been struggling to hit top form for Man United and Bruno Fernandes believes the expectation on the Frenchman is high.

The France international has been hit with series of injuries and last featured for the Red Devils on Boxing Day as Fernandes arrived Old Trafford in January.

Pogba has been continued to been linked with a move out of the club but Fernandes believes his teammate has not reached his potential yet.

Fernandes believes the responsibility of the team is spread across all players which would give room for Pogba to perform at his best.

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Legit.ng also reported that Odion Ighalo has been put on the edge after reports claim the Nigerian striker has been told to accept a massive pay cut to earn a permanent Man United deal.

The 30-year-old arrived Old Trafford on deadline day from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.

And the former Watford star has proved his six-month loan deal scoring four goals in eight matches so far.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaeer also hinted that the former Nigerian international will be rewarded with a new deal at the Theatre of Dreams when his loan deal expires in the summer.

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Source: Legit.ng

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