Former Super Eagles forward, Odion Jude Ighalo has disclosed that Manchester United’s squad are inching closer to match fitness ahead of Premier League return.
Speaking to Manchester United official website, Ighalo admits it has been strange training under strict restrictions but says the team is improving on their fitness.
“I’m getting better and better every day, ” he said.
“We have been training together the past two weeks now,so it’s getting close to the game.the sharpness is coming,the fitness is coming and everything is going well.
“It’s been strange, you know, because you have to stay two metres apart to talk to your team-mates .sometimes, you need to get close to give them some signs but now it’s two metres and it’s kind of strange.
“But this is what we have to do for us to be safe and for the game to go on.we are ready to do it and we’re happy to do it. Everybody is looking good.Running, working hard and playing football.Little two-a-side and doing some ball work.
“Everyone is getting better and better,Everyone is back,even Pogba is back training normally and Marcus Rashford is back training as normal. Everyone is training normally and training full and all that, so the squad is full and Everyone is ready, I think.
“I can’t wait for the league to start again. I’m really looking forward to it. We’re working hard and I believe we’re going to do great,” he said.
Club’s were granted permission to resume training two weeks ago under strict social distancing guidelines.
They are now partaking in contact training as part of the Premier League’s return to training protocol.
The Premier League was suspended in mid-march due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
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