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Reports: Former EPL Champs Lead Race For Pep's African Striker

Reports: Former Premier League Champions Lead Race For Pep Guardiola's African Striker

By SL International - Jul 07, 2017 05:45 PM

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been the subject of interest from many clubs, but one Premier League outfit is reportedly in advanced talks to sign the Nigeria international.

Read: African Included In Pep's Pre-Season Plans

The Super Eagles forward has found regular game time hard to come by since Pep Guardiola took over at the Etihad last season.

According to ESPN FC, Leicester City are in advanced talks to sign Iheanacho, for a fee believed to be in the region of £25 million (R431 million).

The Foxes' head coach, Craig Shakespeare, is believed to keen on bolstering his attack, and apparently sees the 20-year-old as a suitable partner for Jamie Vardy.

Despite being earmarked for an exit, Guardiola has reportedly added Iheanacho to his pre-season plans.

Read: Report: Pep's Man City Open Talks With Spurs Star

Overall, the Nigerian attacker has made 64 appearances for the Citizens, scoring 21 goals in the process.

Do you think Iheanacho should leave City? Have your say in the comments section below.


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emilem442 Joined: 13 May 2015
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emilem442 Jul 11, 2017 12:07 PM
pep doesnt value players of african origin it is clear now.
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Great white shark Jul 10, 2017 01:03 PM
leicester is a gud team for my african brother
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madadada Jul 08, 2017 01:24 PM
Pep won't make it in England, he can be given 10 years, he won't make it. My advice to him, PLS LEAVE NOW BEFORE YOU WASTE CLUB MONEY and SOME OTHER PLAYERS FUTURE.

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