There is no let up and no rest days for Odion Ighalo.

The Manchester United loanee is determined not to let his chance at Old Trafford slip away.

Ighalo had been flying before the season took an unexpected break.

He is fully focused on staying in peak physical condition while he and his teammates are in lockdown.

Ighalo’s edge

Ighalo has a mental edge for this testing time because he has been through this already.

He left China when the situation was escalating in January and he was quarantined upon arriving in the UK.

This meant he could not join his new Manchester United teammates in Portugal and he had to train by himself.

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It did not do him any harm as he has gone onto score four goals in three starts for United and become a bit of a cult hero.

It is this attitude shown in his message above which has endeared him to United supporters so far, along with his goals.

So he is prepared for this footballing hiatus, as unwelcome as it is, and he will come through it better than ever on the other side.

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