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Ighalo handed first Manchester United start against Club Brugge

Ighalo handed first Manchester United start against Club Brugge | Goal.com

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19:32 GMT 27/02/2020

Odion Ighalo Manchester United 2019-20

The ex-Watford man will get his first run out from the start as the Red Devils look to brush aside the Belgians to progress in the Europa League

Odion Ighalo has been handed his first start for Manchester United as the Red Devils take on Club Brugge at Old Trafford on Thursday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men need a win or a scoreless draw to earn a place in the Europa League Last 16 round.

The first leg in Belgium ended 1-1 with the English team relying on Anthony Martial to cancel out Emmanuel Dennis’s opener.

Following his shock loan move from the Chinese Super League, the ex-Nigeria international has appeared in three games for United – all as a substitute.

“He is focused and of course he is looking forward to this. So, let’s play well and create chances for him and go through,” said Solskjaer during a post-match interview.

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