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'Yes he can replace Romelu Lukaku': Nwankwo Kanu backs compatriot Odion Ighalo to be an Old Trafford hit after loan move Odion Ighalois set to make his debut in the near future  Nigerian striker had been kept away from training over coronavirus fears  He has now completed an enforced 14-day spell away from new team-mates  The 30-year-old is expected to be included in the squad for the trip to Chelsea

By Spencer Morgan For Mailonline

Published: 10:30 GMT, 17 February 2020 | Updated: 10:30 GMT, 17 February 2020

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Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu believes fellow Nigerian Odion Ighalo can fill the void left by the departure of Romelu Lukaku at .

The Red Devils were left lacking in the striking department when Lukaku joined Inter Milan on the final day of the summer transfer window.

A long-term injury to Marcusd Rashford then left the club with no option but to enter the market in January, Ighalo joining on loan from Shanghai Shenhua.

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