Manchester United Ole Gunnar Solskjær knows a thing or two about scoring goals, but he says his attackers did not until the arrival of Odion Ighalo Shanghai Shenhua in January.
It was a move that raised eyebrows at the time, but Solskjaer wanted nothing of it, with the certainty that Nigeria would add quality to the team that were otherwise lacking. Norway has been proved right.
The performance of the fan continues Manchester United have impressed pundits and fans forced to eat their words, with a goal in the last game of the club, a Europa League win over LASK Linz, winning praise particular.
Solskjaer said many at Sky Sports over the derNières weeks when the subject of his new arrivals Ighalo and Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes Schemer, came with broadcasters during hiatus during football.
“It does not hurt [live the dream], but it is here on merit, he is here because he is a scorer and a different type of striker for us”, at- he said, suggesting that it may even try to sign Shanghai Shenhua striker on a permanent basis. “We could get to the summer and think that we want to expand that, who knows?
” he came a breath of fresh air too. it was likely in his five minutes against Chelsea, he scored against Bruges, it was likely against Watford, he had a very good economy [a shot] against Everton- there was a good backup, it will miss the target often.
“Even for Anthony [Martial] Mason [Greenwood] and Marcus [Rashford] to learn that it is Where the sharks swim. It is comfortable outside the box and you can have some . shooting is where it might be a little harder and you could hurt yourself – that’s where you get goals “
The latter statement is something that Manchester United has failed during a time. A fox in the box is not Ighalo. limited to, as his volley against Linz proven, but it is most happy in and around the penalty area, which is not an attribute that you immediately think
to three other top strikerss club. While Ighalo is even open his account in a red shirt in the Premier League, the right of the character Solskjaer striker. the 16 goals scored while Ighalo Watford in the 2015-16 season and 2016-17 before moving to China with Changchun Yatai, all were scored within ducase.
There are others in the Premier League who have a record of 100 percent similar scoring inside the 18-yard box and scored even more Ighalo. Here are the top 10.
Tim Cahill – 56 goals
the all- Australian Action joined Everton Millwall and was an almost instant success at Goodison Park, scoring 11 goals in 33 games in the league dans his first season. The midfielder has never scored as many times, would it reach double figures, but it would become recognized as one of the most dangerous players in the air in the league
Javier Hernandez -. 53 goals
“Chicharito” was known for playing on the shoulder of the last defender and he did just that when he signed for ManchesterÉtats where he scored 13 goals in his first season in just 27 games, many of them on the bench. He hit 10 in each of the next two seasons before falling out of favor under David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, once Alex Ferguson left the club. It would add 15 goals in three seasons with West Ham United.
John Terry – 41goals
The central defender and captain of Chelsea was a threat to the opposition plays together, particularly in the air on the corners. All his 41 goals were scored for Chelsea where he contributed five Premier League titles in the Stamford Bridge trophy room
David Unsworth -. 38 goals
Another defender, Unsworth was as comfortable at center back and left back. He started at Everton where he played over 100 games before a brief stint at West Ham United and even move to Aston Villa short on his way back to Goodison Park where he played nearly 200 times. Unsworth also took penalties, scoring 22 of them in the Premier League, where he also played for Portsmouthand Wigan Athletic.
Kevin Doyle – 37 goals
The Republic of Ireland international striker scored his 37 goals in 164 appearances in the Premier League after coming with reading. He scored 13 goals in the early season was stopped short due to injury, but was nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year.
He returned to the top flight with Wolves after the Royals were relegated, but never hit double digits again.
Iain Dowie – 33 goals
The striker played for Southampton, Crystal Palace and West Ham United in the Premier League, scoring 11 for the Saints in the first top flight season, recently renovated. The primary objectives ofthe engineer came in 175 games
Ashley Ward -. 33 goals
burly striker played for Norwich City, Derby County, Barnsley, Blackburn Rovers and Bradford City on the best part of a decade where he played 135 games. His best scoring season was eight each for Norwich City, Derby County and Barnsley
Carl Cort -. 28 goals
The International Guyana came through the ranks at Wimbledon where he played four seasons before moving to Newcastle United for another oven before a final season with the wolves. Nine of his goals were scored in his last season Wimbledon in 1999-2000
Jonatan Johansson -. 27 goals
The Finns played six seasons at Charlton Athletic, with his best a first season where he scored 11 goals in the Premier League, despite being injured at the end of the campaign. Retained objectives of security of Alan Curbishley side in the
Guy Whittingham -. 27 goals
Two seasons at Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday five to 27 goals, which brought nine came in his first campaign in Hillsborough.