There is no feeling better than a redemption In Football.
Some players are written off even before they kick a ball for their teams. Take a look at Odion Ighalo for example, The Nigerian international was written off by many even when rumors emerged the red devils where after his signature.
Another example is Robert Lewandoski, The 31-year-old is still shining on the biggest stage even with his ageing legs proving to Football that age indeed is just a number.
With the recent Coronavirus Pandemic hindering Football across the world, We try to lift Football Fans spirits by Ranking the Top five players who where written off this season, And Oh! They all proved us wrong!
5 Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku was branded not good enough at Manchester United after failing to replicate his first season form.
The Belgium international opted for a move to Italian side Inter Milan in the summer and has proved all doubters wrong.
Key Stat: 17 Goals, 3 MOTM Awards
4 Daniel James
Like Liverpool Andrew Robertson, Daniel James was acquired from the championship side and many fans questioned weather he had the ability to play in the too flight.
The Wales international announced his name with a Debut Goal Against Chelsea on the opening day of the season and has become one of the first name on the team sheet for the red devils.
Key Stat: 3 Goals, 60Assists, 1 MOTM
3 Tammy Abraham
Just like Daniel James, Tammy Abraham had no top flight level experience and was Lambasted by fans in his early days at Stamford Bridge.
The England international had a slow to his early career and was the culprit in the Blues UEFA Super Cup defeat to Liverpool, however that proved a turning point in his career as he went back to the drawing board and never looked back since then.
Key Stat: 13 Goals, 3 Assist, 4 MOTM
2 Ciro Immobile
Immobile had become a forgotten Striker after several loan moves to Bourussia Dortmund and Sevilla.
However he arrived Lazio two sessions ago and has been unplayable since that time.
Immobile began this season in devastating form and has more Goals than Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku in the Seria A this season.
Key Stat: 27 Goals, 8 MOTM award
1 Odion Ighalo
Now here’s the perfect example.
Odion Ighalo was mocked by the whole world after completing his dream move to Manchester United.
Most fans felt he was not even good enough for a bottom three club in the premier league and United where out of their mind for giving him a six month loan deal.
But with four goals and one assist already, Ighalo is making Doubters eat their words and his parent Chinese club have reportedly agreed to double his $200k a week deal to convince him from singing a permanent deal for Manchester United.
What a story!
Key Stat: His Goal against LASK was awarded Manchester United Goal of the month.