Odion Ighalo, Manchester United star, set to face Watford in FA Cup

Odion Ighalo, Manchester United star, set to face Watford in FA Cup

- Odion Ighalo is now on the verge of leaving Premier League side Man United

- The Nigerian will play his possible last game for the Red Devils against Watford

- Ighalo is expected to make a return to the Chinese Super League this month

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Odion Ighalo is now on the verge of making his last competitive appearance for Manchester United on Saturday, January 9, as the Red Devils will be facing Watford in FA Cup third round.

The Nigerian striker has been struggling for games this season under Manchester United manager Ole Solskjaer who is not considering him for action.

Ighalo actually joined Manchester United from Shanghai Shenhua on loan and was incredible when he joined the Red Devils scoring in the FA Cup and Europa League.

Outbreak of COVID-19 also affected his game at Old Trafford as Odion Ighalo would have gotten more action when Marcus Rashford was injured.

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However, the former Super Eagles striker finished last season with Manchester United and his contract was extended for another six months.

Ighalo has not played any Premier League game this season for Manchester United as Ole Solskjaer has completely ignored the Nigerian.

According to the report by Manchester United Fans Live, Odion Ighalo is expected to face Watford in the English FA Cup before he would leave Old Trafford.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are currently occupying second position on the Premier League table with 33 points after 16 games played this term.

Odion Ighalo, Manchester United star, set to face Watford in FA Cup
Odion Ighalo, Manchester United star, set to face Watford in FA Cup. Photo by Michael Regan
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Marcos Rojo who currently plays for Manchester United agreed two-year deal with Boca Juniors after being freezing out of the Red Devils' first squad under Ole Solskjaer.

The Argentine footballer has not been having it rosy since Ole Solskjaer became the coach of Manchester United and he is now on the verge of heading back to his country.

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Rojo spent the second half of last season on loan with boyhood club Estudiantes after his failure to get active playing time at Old Trafford.

He has yet to feature for Ole Solskjaer's side this season in the Premier League and he is happy to leave in search of regular football elsewhere.

Since joining Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in 2014, Marcos Rojo has played 76 games for the Red Devils and has only been able to score one goal.

He was also among the Manchester United squad that won the Europa League and EFL Cup under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.

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