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Man Utd boss Solskjaer pleased for Ighalo: We lacked his skills

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Odion Ighalo for his performance against Club Brugge.

The loan-signing grabbed his first goal for the club in the 5-0 victory.

But it is the attributes Ighalo offers that pleases Solskjaer.

He said: "He plays up front, he can play with his back to goal and the goal was a good example of what you want of him.

"He can hold up the ball and he is what we have been lacking a little bit. If we hadn't had Odion tonight then Mason Greenwood would have had to play and we have a game on Sunday and that would put us in a tired position. We knew what we got when we signed him."

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