- Odion Ighalo is one of the quality legs at Man United says Bruno Fernandes
- The 30-year-old has scored five goals and one assist in 19 appearances this campaign
- The Portuguese also named a few other stars who are equally good for the Red Devils
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Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has been described by Bruno Fernandes as one of the quality players in the Manchester United squad .
Both players have been impressive for the Red Devils since they arrived at Old Trafford in the winter of 2020.
The Nigerian star hit the ground running almost immediately and has written his name in gold at the club after equalling a 95-year-old record.
Ighalo became the first player to score at least a goal in four starts for the club after Jimmy Hanson in 1925.
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Fernandes, on the other hand, has won the Premier League player of the month twice (February and June). He has also won the goal of the month award once.
However, the Portugal international has identified the former Super Eagles goal poacher as one of the best legs at the club.
“We have a lot of quality on the bench – Odion [Ighalo] scored in the cup against Norwich and we also have players like Dan James, Jesse [Lingard], Juan [Mata], Chongy [Tahith Chong],” he told the club’s official website.
“So we know when we’re tired and we need some freshness, we have a lot of players for the end of the season. It’s easy to play with these kinds of players.”
The 30-year-old forward joined United on a six months loan deal in January from Chinese topflight side Shanghai Shenhua.
However, due to the outbreak of deadly coronavirus, the Premier League side was able to secure an extension for him and his deal will run out in January 2021.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo scored for Manchester United in their FA Cup win over Norwich City which sent the Red Devils to the semifinal of the championship.
The former Watford striker is now gradually fulfilling his dream of making a good name at the Red Devils after breaking a record of 95 years following his goal against Norwich.
Although, Ighalo has not gotten the chance to start in the Premier League for United this term as he came on as a substitute in all the topflight games he has played.
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Source: Legit Nigeria