Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo has written an emotional farewell post to Manchester United as his loan contract with the football club nears its end.
The 32-year-old former Super Eagles striker joined Manchester United on loan in January 2020 from Chinese Super League club, Shanghai Shenhua, and he will leave the club at the end of this month.
In a recent Instagram post, Ighalo expressed happiness over the realization of his childhood dream to play for the club and added that it was hard to see the come to an end.
He wrote: “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 thanked the manager of Manchester United for the belief shown in him, his teammates as well the fans of the club, and he prays the club win the League and F. A. Cup double this season.
He added: “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.
“And I pray we win the LEAGUE and FA Cup this year.
“I’m still and would remain a MANCHESTER UNITED FAN forever. Once a Red, always a Red. Thank you Manchester United and God bless.”