I will take the opportunity with both hands – Odion Ighalo on moving to the MLS

Odion Ighalo will say farewell to his darling club, Manchester United on the 31st of January, 2021 but he’s already considering his options.

Although Odion Ighalo said he would love to remain at the club if possible but if otherwise, he would leave having fulfilled his childhood dream of playing for the club he supported as a young boy in Lagos many years ago.

The former Super Eagles striker said he has options at the moment but he and his agent will wait till the end of the month to make the best decision.

Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo said this while speaking to ESPN recently.

Today, I’m in Manchester but at the end of the month, I don’t know where I’m going to be.

If it’s possible I’d like to stay here but if not I have to go.

I have options. I wait for my agent. He is doing his job and I’m doing mine.

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At the end of the month, we have to decide what is best and we’ll take it. If it’s possible I’d like to play in MLS but I have to wait to see if it’s possible.

The league is doing well and if the opportunity arises then I’d grab it with two hands.

The arrival of Uruguayan striker, Edison Cavani has limited the chances of Odion Ighalo at the club which is an indication that his contract might not be renewed.

However, he said he is happy that he has fulfilled his dream of Manchester United.

I never believed I’d play for United. Where I come from, we fight because of United games.

We quarrel. We argue. When my team hasn’t done well, I’ve cried. I grew my love for United since I was young and I’m the happiest man on Earth for my dream to come true. I’ve fulfilled my dream to play for Man United.

I’m a professional, I don’t make trouble and I don’t complain. I just go to training and give my best.

Lately, I haven’t been playing much but it’s the coach’s decision.

If I’m not in the team and give them 100 per cent support. The team is doing well and that’s the most important thing.

Odion Ighalo recorded 5 goals in 19 appearances for the Red Devils last season and he also played an integral role in Manchester United’s Europa League run before they lost to Sevilla in the semi-finals.

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