Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo has bid farewell message to Manchester United, with his contract set to expire at the end of the month.
Ighalo’s contract comes to an end on January 31st and is due to return to his parent club, Shanghai Shenhua.
The Nigerian International in an Instagram post expressed his gratitude to those at Old Trafford who helped make his stay at the club memorable.
It’s so hard to see this dream come to an end. But I give God the glory for helping me fulfill this lifelong dream of putting on a Manchester United shirt as a player and represent this great club, it was indeed an honor I will forever cherish and be grateful for, he said.
To the manager I say thank you for trusting and believing in me when many did not, to my amazing team-mates I will miss you guys, it was always fun and a time I look forward to training and spending time with all of you. And I pray we win the LEAGUE and FA Cup this year.Advertisement
To the best fans in the world (the Manchester United fans) we have missed you, but we hear your voices cheering us on from afar, we can’t wait to have you all back on the stands.
I’m still and would remain a MANCHESTER UNITED FAN forever. Once a Red, always a Red. Thank you Manchester United and God bless.Advertisement
Odion Ighalo made 23 appearances in all competitions for Manchester United, following his move to the club last January and scored five goal in seven starts.