Odion Ighalo, Nigerian star, intends to keep living the dream at Manchester United

Odion Ighalo, Nigerian star, intends to keep living the dream at Manchester United

- Odion Ighalo has explained that he will continue giving his best for Man United

- The Nigerian striker has not been having enough time in the Premier League

- Anthony Martial has been leading the attack for Manchester United in the EPL

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Odion Ighalo has stated emphatically that he is ready to give his best whenever the Red Devils' boss call him into the squad.

Things have not been rosy for Odion Ighalo in the Premier League since he got to Old Trafford as Ole Solskjaer has not given him enough playing time.

In fact, Odion Ighalo has not started any Premier League tie for Manchester United and he has also not played more than 20 minutes.

United manager Ole Solskjaer has been keeping fate in Anthony Martial thereby putting Odion Ighalo on the bench.

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Manchester United suffered an embarrassing home defeat in their first game of the season in the 2020/21 term and Ighalo came on with 10 minutes to the end of the encounter.

“That energy, that positivity, that happiness, never change. You can see that smile on my face every time I go in there.

“It's not every man's dream that comes to pass, well mine did. My kids will grow up and see that I played for a team that I supported from when I was young, I cried when they lose and all of that.

“I want to keep doing what I need to do until the last day that I play for the club,'' Ighalo told BBC Sport.

Odion Ighalo, Nigerian star, intends to keep living the dream at Manchester United

Odion Ighalo, Nigerian star, intends to keep living the dream at Manchester United (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian football legend Victor Ezeji expressed disappointed over Manchester United coach Ole Solskjaer not giving Odion Ighalo enough chance to play at Old Trafford.

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Manchester United signed Odion Ighalo in January this year from Shanghai Shenhua as a replacement for Marcus Rashford who was injured then.

The arrival of the former Super Eagles striker raised eyebrow at Old Trafford, but Odion Ighalo proved himself to Manchester United coach Solskjaer and fans.

But despite that form, the Nigerian did not play more than 20 minutes for Manchester United in any Premier League game.

Solskjaer decided to keep faith on Anthony Martial and the return of Marcus Rashford also affected Odion Ighalo in starting any Premier League game.

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