Rookie striker Odion Ighalo could march with Man United to Belgium for a match in the round of 16 of the Europa League to face Club Brugge next week despite missing out on the club’s training camp in Marbella because of the scene report corona virus.
Ighalo moved to Man United on the last day of the winter transfer window on loan from Chinese team Shanghai Shenhua. The Nigerian had been training with his new team-mates, but unfortunately he was unable to travel with his whole team to Spain during a training session in the Winter break due to concerns about the effects of the corona virus.
The former Watford striker is one of the visitors to the United Kingdom from China being watched for 14 days, although he is not listed as a special control type from Shanghai, not Wuhan, China. The heart of the corona virus epidemic.
Odion will stay in Manchester because he is from China for the past 14 days. The virus is there, which means we are not sure whether he will be allowed to return to England if we leave this country. So, Ighalo is staying and working with a personal trainer on a personal program, and his family could then also settle in the UK, so that’s an advantage.
Of course, as a player, he is known and may not be a big influence, but we don’t want to risk it, “coach Ole Gunnar Solskajer explained of not including Ighalo’s name on the training camp list.
The 2-week follow-up period will end on February 16 and United have confirmed that Ighalo will be free to go to Belgium to play against Club Brugge in the round of 16 of the Europa League when newly added to the squad. of the team in the knockout phase.
Ighalo’s absence at the training camp in warm weather in Marbella (Spain) this week is still a failure for coach Solskjaer, who hoped the Nigerian could have more time to get used to. with new teammates and joining the roster.
Failure to travel to Spain made Ighalo stay in Manchester and go to the Carrington training center to train with his personal trainer, Wayne Richardson. In addition, the 30-year-old striker will practice with the English taekwondo team in Manchester.