Photos of Iheanacho At Leicester.
Leicester City Football Club has completed the signing of Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee. See the first photos of Iheanacho at Leicester City below.
The 20-year-old Nigeria international has put pen-to-paper on a contract to 2022 and becomes the fourth exciting addition to Craig Shakespeare’s squad ahead of the new campaign.
Iheanacho will wear the squad no.8 and joins fellow Nigeria internationals Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa among the Leicester City ranks, as the team continue their pre-season preparations with a friendly at home to German side Borussia Monchengladbach on Friday night.
The striker, who is regarded as one of the most promising young talents in the Premier League, could make his first appearance in City colours at King Power Stadium in City’s final pre-season fixture.
Highlights of Iheanacho’s Transfer
– Kelechi Iheanacho completes transfer to Leicester City from Manchester City
– The 20-year-old forward signs a five-year contract at King Power Stadium
– The Nigeria international Iheanacho has scored 21 times in 64 appearances for Manchester City
– He could make his first Leicester City outing against Borussia Monchengladbach on Friday night
Speaking to LCFC TV, Iheanacho said: “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.
“I was happy speaking with the manager, knowing what the team wants. It gives me more confidence that I will fit in this team and hopefully I’ll achieve a lot.”
See Photos of Kelechi Iheanacho at Leicester City below…