Wed. Jun 19th, 2024

Ighalo sets Manchester United record with debut against Chelsea

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Nigeria’s ex international, Odion Ighalo has made his first appearance for Manchester United. Odion Ighalo become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.

Odion Ighalo is also the 200th player to make an appearance for Manchester United, and is the first Nigerian to do so.

With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men leading 2-0 a Stamford Bridge, Ighalo was introduced as a 90th minute substitute for Anthony Martial. Ighalo made his way back to the Premier League, having joined Manchester United from Shanghai Shenhua on a six-month deal.

The move came to reality owing to Marcus Rashford’s back injury which will rule him out for three months.

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