Odion Ighalo And Eric Bailly Makes Europa League Team Of The Week (See Full Team List)

The African stars had been in top form as the Red Devils secured a cozy victory at Raiffeisen Arena and have been rewarded for their displays.

Manchester United duo Odion Ighalo and Eric Bailly have been named in Europa League Team of the Week following their five-star performances towards LASK.

Nigerian forward Ighalo shone in his third start for the Premier League side, scoring and placing up another as the Red Devils exceeded a 5-0 defeat to LASK in Thursday’s first leg Round of sixteen of the tournament.

The former Watford striker opened the scoring with only 28 minutes into the encounter before supporting Daniel James to double the lead.


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His incredible overall performance earned him a place in the star-studded squad that consists of his teammate and Ivory Coast international Bailly, who played a key position as United kept a clean sheet.

Ighalo has now scored 4 goals and provided one assist in eight appearances since his January move to Old Trafford from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.

Baily, meanwhile, lately returned from a lengthy injury layoff and has now featured 5 times for the Red Devils this season.

The African stars will hope to play outstanding roles in Manchester United’s subsequent outing in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur when the Premier League resumes after its suspension due to coronavirus.

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