See where Super Eagles legend Ighalo was spotted after leaving Man Utd

See where Super Eagles legend Ighalo was spotted after leaving Man Utd

Oluwatomiwa Babalola
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM

- Odion Ighalo has been spotted chilling on a beach after penning an emotional message to Man United fans

- The forward's contract with the Red Devils expires this month having already spent one year at Old Trafford

Ighalo scored five goals and one assist in 23 appearances across competitions for the Premier League outfit

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Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has taken time out to chill on a beach shortly after his contract with Manchester United expired this month.

The 31-year-old spent a whole year at Old Trafford scoring five goals and one assist in 23 appearances across competitions.

He also wrote his name on the hall of fame at Old Trafford after becoming only the second player in the history of the club to score in each of his first four competitive starts for the Red Devils.

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Despite hitting the ground running during the second half of last season, he did not enjoy similar exposure this term after featuring just four times across board.

See where Super Eagles legend Odion Ighalo was spotted after leaving Man United
Odion Ighalo in action for Man United against West Ham United in July 2020. Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United.
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But, regardless of his limited playing time at the club, the former Super Eagles striker felt fulfilled to have been given the chance to represent the club.

The former Watford and Granada attacker is now taking time to rest before rejoining his Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.

Although, the Nigerian star might be signed by another club before the CSL kicks off May 11 bearing any unforeseen circumstances.

Ighalo has been linked with a number of top European outfits but none of them seems to be serious just yet having failed to table any offer for the goal poacher.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo will leave Manchester United a fulfilled footballer following the expiration of his temporary stay at the club.

The 31-year-old former Super Eagles forward arrived at Old Trafford exactly one year ago from Shanghai Shenhua on an initial six months loan deal.

A move the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations highest goals scorer described as a dream come true, however, his reign at the club was extended by another six months after COVID-19 elongated the 2019-20 season.

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