Iheanacho completes £25 million transfer to Leicester City

Iheanacho completes £25 million transfer to Leicester City

Kelechi Iheanacho has signed a five-year contract with the Foxes until 2022 after a reported £25 million transfer from Manchester City .

Iheanacho told the club’s website he is happy to be part of this team.

The player said he know the ambition of the team and speaking with the manager, to know what he need to do – to help the team achieve what they want.

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare also said the deal is a great signing for the club, while describing Kelechi as an enormously talented player that has shown a huge amount of promise at every level in which he has played.

“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.

“We’ve tracked his progress for some time, so we know how much quality he’ll bring to the squad. He’s young, he’s hungry, he’s ready for the next stage of his development and I’m delighted that will be with Leicester City,” he said.

In total he scored 21 goals in 64 games in all competitions since making his debut for Manchester City in 2015, while he has scored six goals in 10 appearances for Nigeria.

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