When Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer turned to his bench against Sevilla, he didn’t like what he saw. Odion Ighalo only entered the fray with three minutes left on the clock and, though the Red Devils have extended his loan until January 2021, doesn’t seem to have the club’s full trust. And that why Ed Woodward should go for Edinson Cavani, who has the potential to emulate former team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Old Trafford.
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Manchester United lost 2-1 to Sevilla in their Europa League clash on Sunday night, despite taking an early lead through Bruno Fernandes.
The Portugal international scored from the penalty spot after just eight minutes, converting after Marcus Rashford was fouled inside the area.
But United were overcome by Sevilla courtesy of goals from Suso and Luuk de Jong, who both flopped in English football at Liverpool and Newcastle respectively.
With the Red Devils chasing the game late on, Solskjaer looked at his bench.
But it was with only three minutes left on the clock that he chose to throw on Ighalo, who made little impact as the club slipped to defeat.
that he chose to throw on Ighalo, who made little impact as the club slipped to defeat.
The Nigeria international has had some highlights for United since his shock loan move, scoring five goals throughout his spell at the Theatre of Dreams so far.