Ighalo Has Done Well United Need Striker Like Lewandowski


Former assistant coach to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United Rene Meulensteen says Odion Ighalo has done well at Old Trafford but the club still need a striker like Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski.

Ighalo has been impressive since his loan switch to United from Shanghai Shenhua.

The former Super Eagles striker has scored five goals in 11 outings in all competitions for United.

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He was  on target in United’s 2-1 win against Norwich City in the quarter-final of the FA Cup on Saturday.

But Meulensteen, who assisted Ferguson in winning the Premier League title in 2009, 2011 and 2013, feels the club need an out and out striker like Lewandowski.

The former Fulham manager also said  the duo of Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial can not take up the role of a striker at the club.

“First thing you talked about going out and spend on a big striker,” the 56-year-old said on talkSPORT.

“They brought Ighalo in obviously…

Source: Complete Sports