Ighalo shares throwback photo from his visit to Manchester United as a fan

Odion Ighalo has shared throwback picture of when he visited Manchester United as a fan in 2013.

The former Super Eagles striker joined United on transfer deadline day from Shanghai Shenhua.

He will be playing for the club on loan till the end of the season.

He tweeted:

My visit to Old Trafford back in 2013 as fan and now I will be playing in Old Trafford. God is the greatest“.

Speaking on the move, the former Super Eagles international thanked God, his agent and also manager for the opportunity to play for the Red Devils.

“It’s a dream come true because since I was a kid I followed and dreamt of Manchester United,” Ighalo told Sky Sports News.

“But it is a reality now. I cannot say much more now until I get started.”

On what the few days before the transfer went through was like, Ighalo said, “It’s been crazy. Obviously, I am happy to be in Manchester first of all.

“This is a great opportunity for me and I am grateful to God, and to my agent, and the coach who has given me this opportunity to be here.

“I am happy to be here and to work out with the team and finish very well this season.

“The plan is to just chill today because I travelled a very long way from Shanghai to Manchester.

“Today is to just rest and tomorrow we start to work.”


Asegg Adeniyi

Asegg Adeniyi, writes entertainment and national news on Kemi Filani News . A passionate writer who loves to disseminate informative reports on topics bordering on celebrities, lifestyle, sports and politics. With aspirations to reach the top. Loves football and epic movies set in the medieval times. Email: [email protected] Tel: +2348061000090 Address: 13 Akonwonjo, Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria

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