Ex-Nigerian international Odion Ighalo who signed for Manchester United in the just concluded transfer window might not make his debut in the EPL Matchday 27. The Nigerian who joined the England side from china is said to be in a quarantine due to fear of coronavirus. Odion Ighalo who played for Watford before leaving to join the Chinese side is under test for the virus.
Odoin Ighalo who is 30 years old might be traveling with the team to play Chelsea, the game is expected to be played on Monday. Ighalo who is currently playing for dream team Manchester United was not among the players that travel for the break he has been training on his own with support from the club. He is using a personalized fitness program to prepare for the Chelsea which is expected to be his debut.
The former Granada player has been training in the National Taekwondo Centre, which is very close to the Etihad Stadium in Manchester all alone. They are following the current medical advice given which is that travelers coming into England from China should be quarantined for 14 days. He has been in the United Kingdom for 11 days now and so he might still get the chance to play.
The virus had claimed the lives of more than 1,350 with almost 60,000 infections in total. This has made sporting activities in the Asian part of the world to be put on hold for some time now. There is even debate if the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be played or not.