Odion Ighalo pens an emotional farewell message
Ighalo’s loan spell at Manchester United from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua expires at the end of this
month, striker has penned an emotional farewell message as his time at Old Trafford comes to an end. The
Nigeria international joined United in January last year on an initial six-month deal that was later extended
to 12 months. Ighalo scored five goals in 18 appearances during the 2019-20 campaign as he proved a useful
back-up option for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
to an end. But I give God the glory for helping me fulfill this life long dream of putting on a Manchester United
shirt as a player and represent this great club, it was indeed an honor I will forever cherish and be grateful for.”To
the manager (Ole Gunnar Solskjær) I say thank you for trusting and believing in me when many did not, to my
amazing teammates I will miss you guys, it was always fun and a time I look forward to training and spending
time with all of you” And I pray we win the league and FA Cup this year.”
Ighalo also addressed the United supporters directly, adding: ”
To the best fans in the world (the Manchester United fans) we have missed you, but we hear your voices
cheering us on from afar, we can’t wait to have you all back on the stands. I’m still and would remain a
MANCHESTER UNITED FAN forever. Once a Red, always a Red.
“Thank you @manchesterunited and God bless.”