Ighalo explains his role in the Manchester United team

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Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has revealed he will play as the focal point in the team’s attack as he anticipates his first start for the club against former side Watford this weekend.

The January loan signing has already made two appearances from the bench, coming on in the Premier League against Chelsea and Europa League on Thursday night against Club Brugge.

“I have played in Premier League before, I know what is required,” said Ighalo.

“I know you have to be very strong and physical, get to hold some balls up for your team to push forwards, so I am working towards that.

“I am getting better and better.

“We have good players there. Unfortunately, [Marcus] Rashford is injured, he is a good striker, sometimes he played from the side, so we will have to cope with that. I am happy whenever I am called upon to do anything, I am ready to go.”