ODION Ighalo has tipped his fellow Nigerian Victor Osimhen for the highest, because the Lille ahead has once more been linked with Manchester United.

Osimhen has loved a positive first season at Lille in Ligue 1, scoring 18 targets in 38 appearances as he’s helped the French facet cowl for the absence of their former star Nicolas Pepe, who left for Arsenal final summer time.

These targets have seen the 21-year-old linked with a number of strikes throughout Europe, with United amongst these mentioned to be interested by Ighalo’s worldwide teammate.

And the Crimson Devils loanee is a giant fan of the previous Wolfsburg and Charleroi ahead, who paid a go to to observe United towards Membership Brugge within the Europa League in February.

“I discuss to Osimhen, he’s a really good boy, younger, he’s man,” Ighalo mentioned.


“We discuss, not nearly day-after-day, however nearly each time I counsel him. He’s the way forward for Nigerian soccer. He’s the longer term, he’s going to take action properly in soccer.

“I at all times advise him to maintain calm, hold working exhausting and the man goes to be a celeb, .

“He got here to observe our sport towards Membership Brugge in Belgium as a result of it’s nearer to the place he lives, he messaged me he was going to return so I gave him my jersey, and actually he introduced his personal jersey for me, too.

“Osimhen is a pleasant boy, we’re from the identical place. I like him, he’s right down to earth, he’s exhausting working, he has a future and he has the mentality of a winner, that’s what I like about him. He has that lion’s coronary heart.

“I like him, I simply need him to maintain working exhausting the way in which he’s doing, he’s going to interrupt so many data in Europe and Nigeria.”

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