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Ighalo: My kids will grow up and see that I played for Man United

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Odion Ighalo vows to give his everything for Manchester United as he yet again proclaims his intense admiration for the club.

Odion Ighalo instantly became a fan favorite as he hit the ground running after joining Manchester United in the previous winter transfer window.

The Nigerian, who was initially deemed unworthy of a place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team, netted five times in his first five starts after returning to England.

He was able to prove himself as reliable enough to be a backup option to the likes of Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford as Man United extended his initial six-month loan deal until January 2021.

Ighalo has found regular minutes hard to come by as of late but he has no hard feelings. Instead, he is relishing every minute at the club he supported growing up and pledges to put his total efforts whenever called upon.

He told BBC Sport: “That energy, that positivity, that happiness, never change. You can see that smile on my face every time I go in there.

“It’s not every man’s dream that comes to pass, well mine did. My kids will grow up and see that I played for a team that I supported from when I was young, I cried when they lose, and all of that.

“I want to keep doing what I need to do until the last day that I play for the club.”