Image of Odion Ighalo Smiling While Watching Man United Thrash Leeds 5-1 Emerges

Image of Odion Ighalo Smiling While Watching Man United Thrash Leeds 5-1 Emerges

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:43 PM
  • Odion Ighalo watched Manchester United stars on Saturday, August 14, in their win over Leeds United
  • The ex-Manchester United striker was impressed with the performance of his former teammates against the EPL returnees
  • Manchester United are now topping the Premier League table after match-day 1 thanks to their goals against Leeds

Odion Ighalo who is a Nigerian footballer currently playing in the Saudi Arabian League was among the fans who watched Manchester United's first game of the season on Saturday August 14.

After their failure to land any title last season even though they ended up qualifying for the Champions League, Ole Solskjaer and his wards have started the new term on an impressive note beating Leeds United 5-1.

According to the report on Tribuna, Odion Ighalo watched the Premier League encounter in his house and was elated with the performance of his former teammates at Old Trafford.

Odion Ighalo
Odion Ighalo while in action for Manchester United. Photo by Matthew Peters
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The report added that the former Super Eagles striker also praised the duo of Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes for their impressive show against the Premier League returnees.

Paul Pogba who was heavily criticized last season by fans put the criticism behind him as he delivered four assists for Manchester United in the match against Leeds United.

Portugal international Bruno Fernandes on the other hand scored three goals for Manchester United in what was a perfect start for the attacking midfielder this term at Old Trafford.

Before moving to the Saudi Arabian League, Odion Ighalo was at Manchester United for one year and was impressive under Ole Solskjaer.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are topping the Premier League table after week 1 encounter and the Red Devils will be traveling to Southampton for their next game.

Earlier, had reported how Odion Ighalo's mum turned down a chance to join his son in the gym after paying the striker a visit in the heavily equipped facility.

The 32-year-old former Manchester United striker was sweating it out while trying to keep fit in his personal gym with his trainer when his mother showed up.

And when she was asked to join the ex-Super Eagles attacker, she simply rejected the offer adding that her waist would shift in a video her son posted on his Instagram story.

Martina then walked away from the gym while answering a phone call on her way out of that part of the building while her son continued with the routine.

Meanwhile, Ighalo helped his Saudi Arabia Premier League side finished second on the table on debut season with them.

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