Odion Ighalo finally discloses big and stunning reason that made him leave Man United

Odion Ighalo finally discloses big and stunning reason that made him leave Man United

Ibitoye Shittu
April 13, 2021 at 7:38 PM

- Odion Ighalo has explained that he left Manchester United because of games

- The Nigerian stated clearly that he was not getting action under Solskjaer

- Ighalo is currently playing for Saudi Arabian side Al Shabab

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Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has finally opened up on the main reason that made him to leave Manchester United claiming that he was not fairly treated by manager Ole Solskjaer.

Ighalo's move to Manchester United was celebrated by fans because of him being the first Nigerian to be signed by the Old Trafford landlords.

But the former Watford striker was able to spend only one season at his dream club due to lack of active playing time under manager Ole Solskjaer.

Manchester United actually signed Odion Ighalo when Marcus Rashford was injured and Anthony Martial was not in good form.

He proved himself as one of the best African strikers by scoring for Manchester United most especially in the Europa League.

According to the report on Complete Sports, Odion Ighalo explained that he is still grateful for the chance to he got to wear Manchester United shirt.

“I’m so happy that my path crossed with Manchester United – it’s the club I love with all my heart and for all my life so playing for them was a big privilege that I do not take for granted.
“After my initial loan was extended, I did not play much which was perhaps a bit unfair but as I said, I am always grateful for the opportunity.”

Meanwhile, Odion Ighalo has so far played five games for Al Shabab and has scored three goals.

Odion Ighalo.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo in action.
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Earlier, had reported how Nigerian footballer Odion Ighalo took to social media to post awesome photo of himself dressing in Saudi Arabian regalia wishing Muslim faithfuls all over the world happy Ramadan.

Ramadan is a 30-day exercise being observed by many Muslims all over the world and it is once in every year.

During this period, Muslims are expected not to eat from morning till evening and they must also stay away from anything dirty throughout this period.

The 2021 Ramadan started on April 13 and Odion Ighalo who is currently playing in Saudi Arabia dressed in an adorable regalia.

Since moving to the Saudi Arabian League after spending a year at Manchester United, Odion Ighalo has been impressive for the Al Shabab.

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