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SNAPPED! Ex-Man Utd captain Valencia exchanges messages with Ighalo

Former Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has exchanged social media messages with the club's new signing Odion Ighalo.

Valencia has wished new Manchester United signing Odion Ighalo good luck after he inherited his shirt number at Old Trafford.

Valencia spent 10 years at Manchester United, and predominantly wore the number 25 shirt, despite a brief spell in which he sported the number 7.

Taking to Twitter following Ighalo's loan move to United from Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua, Valencia wrote: "I always saw the number 25 as an opportunity to work beyond my dreams. It has been my inspiration and became my amulet. I wish you all the success now with this shirt brother!"

Ighalo replied to the tweet: "Thanks brother," alongside a heart and a praying emoji.

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