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The Nigerian international striker, Odion Ighalo set to be in Manchester United squad for the Premier League match with Chelsea next Monday despite missing a training camp in Spain due to fears he could be denied re-entry into Britain if restrictions against the outbreak of Coronavirus extends.

Ighalo was signed into Man United from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season on deadline day last month.

In a statement on Saturday, Man United said that Ighalo had been dropped out of the Spain squad to avoid any little challenges related to the killer virus on re-entry to Britain.

Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Ighalo will be in the squad for a match that could have a serious bearing on who finishes in the top four this term and qualifies for the Champions League next season.

Solskjaer said, “yeah, he is going to travel with us.

“We will just see his fitness work this week and I think we will get him sharp.

“We want to integrate him as quickly as we can because, of course, he is desperate to play for us.”

Currently, Chelsea occupies the fourth and final Champions League spot and are six points clear of eighth-placed United.

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