Ole Gunnar praises Odion Ighalo “difference” after striker nets twice in FA Cup Victory

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised the “different” qualities that Odion Ighalo is bringing to Manchester United after the
Nigerian struck twice in the FA Cup win at Derby.

United Cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory to set up a last eight meeting with Norwich.

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The goals were Ighalo’s second and third since he joined United on loan from Shanghai Shenhua at the end of the January transfer window in a deal that was criticised by many.

But Solskjaer is delighted with the former Watford man’s adaptation into his squad, and praised him at full-time.

“When you get strikers in you want them to be happy and, confident” he told Reporters

“He has come in here and of course we still have a few injuries and it is great for us to have Odion to call upon.

“He is a different striker for us and scores some good goals, there is not many who could dig that one out for his first. We have a team of good players.”

The red devils will now turn attention to the Manchester Derby on Sunday as they welcome bitter rivals Manchester City, at old Trafford.

Odiase Osayande

Written by Odiase Osayande

Odiase Osayande is a senior sports writer at Dockaysworld. He is a strong supporter of Liverpool and he's telling the best stories of the beautiful game of football to fans worldwide.


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