Well, they left it late, but yesterday, Manchester United Football Club finally sealed an Odion Ihgalo loan extension. The Nigerian will now remain at the Theatre of Dreams until January 2021.
As you’d imagine, the Red Devils fans were absolutely thrilled at the news, after all, this is a guy who scored four goals in three starts – while making an excellent impression across the Old Trafford terraces.
Well, no sooner was the extension agreed upon, Ighalo was already putting in the work with his United teammates again. Credit to the @ManUtd Twitter account who didn’t hang about to get this photo of Ighalo in training for the first time since the deal was sealed.
That damned smile, eh? Ighalo is just loving every second of being a United player and for us supporters, that’s all we ask for.
He gives everything out on the field for the cause, wears his heart on his sleeve and plays with pride. Recently, that’s the sort of commitment we’ve not had from some of our footballers and we’re loving it just as much as the Nigerian is.
Hopefully, he, like the rest of the squad are putting in the tough work and building up those all-important fitness levels ahead of the restart later this month.
Congratulations again, Odion!