Kelechi Iheanacho; Leicester City Sign Manchester City Forward

Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho
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It took a while, but Kelechi Iheanacho is finally a Leicester City player. Leicester City have announced the signing of the Nigeria international, Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City. Iheanacho, 20, has moved from Manchester City to the King Power Stadium for £25million to become Leicester’s fourth signing of the summer. Iheanacho joins Leicester from Manchester City in £25m deal. Nigeria striker signs five-year contract at Leicester.

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While at Manchester City, the Nigeria international scored 21 goals in 64 games after making his debut for the club in 2015. Foxes manager Craig Shakespeare added: “It’s a great signing for us. Kelechi is an enormously talented player that has shown a huge amount of promise at every level in which he’s played.

Iheanacho told to LCFC TV: “It feels good and I’m happy to be part of this team. I know the ambition of the team and speaking with the manager, he let me know what I need to do – to help the team achieve what they want. I was convinced and I’m happy to be here.”