Young Man City striker arrived at Leicester
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, staying digadang would be the third purchase of Leicester City in the transfer market this summer.
Quoted from the BBC, Man City agreed to release Iheanacho with a transfer value of 25 million pounds (approximately Rp 434 billion).
Iheanacho’s future at The Citizens – the nickname of Man City – is still a question mark. 20-year-old player is predicted would not be the top choice manager Josep Guardiola.
On the front lines of Manchester City, now there are Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus. With the pattern of one center forward, Iheanacho is in the third option after the two of them.
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Iheanaco was enthused by West Ham United. Only, quoted by ESPN FC, club nicknamed The Hammers it was not interested in the song.
“We do not want to buy players to please the fans,” the West Ham official said as quoted by the Coral.
These conditions are used by Leicester. Premier League champions 2015-2016 is predicted to become a new club for Iheanacho to partner with Jamie Vardy.
Leicester was in the middle of clean up after appearing decline in an attempt to retain the title last season. So far, coach Craig Shakespeare has earned Vicente Iborra and Harry Maguire.
The club nicknamed The Foxes was in danger of losing Riyad Mahrez. Therefore, the presence of Iheanacho is expected to keep the depth of the composition of players in the offensive line Leicester.
Iheanacho himself actually recently renewed his contract in August. The Nigerian national team player is still tied until 2021.
Joining the Manchester City Academy in 2014 after undergoing an impressive performance at the Under-17 World Cup, Iheanacho broke through in the main in 2015-2016.
So far, he has scored 21 goals in 64 appearances with The Citizens. However, his chance to add to the coffers of his goal more difficult because it became the third choice after Aguero and Gabriel Jesus.