Ighalo writes heart warming farewell letter to Manchester United

Orion Ighalo
Odion Ighalo one year loan at Manchester United will end on January, 31,2021. (Photo by Getty Images)

Odion Ighalo, on Tuesday, paid tribute to Manchester United with a heart warming farewell letter.


The Nigerian forward thanked Man United management and fans around the world for the love they showed him during his time at Old Trafford.


The 31-year-old also showed gratitude to God for helping him fulfill his lifelong dream of donning a Man United jersey as a player.


Ighalo’s who joined united from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua on loan will end January 31, 2021, after a year at Old Trafford.

Full farewell letter from Odion Ighalo:

“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.



“To the Manager, I say thank you for trusting and believing in me when many did not, to my amazing teammates 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.


“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 @manchesterunited and God bless.”

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