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Kelechi Iheanacho seals £25 million Leicester move

The forward has agreed a five-year deal with the Foxes, having spent the last three years at fellow Premier League side .

Leicester City have announced the signing of Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City.

The forward has moved to the Foxes for a fee reported to be £25 million, with the 20-year-old signing a five-year deal at the King Power Stadium.

In two full seasons at Man City, Iheanacho played 46 Premier League games and scored 12 goals, but found himself behind Sergio Aguero, Wilfried Bony and Gabriel Jesus in the pecking order.

 

Iheanacho is eager to get started with Craig Shakespeare’s side, and is looking forward to becoming part of the Leicester first team.

“It feels good and I’m happy to be part of this team,” Iheanacho told the club’s official website.

 ith 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.”

Leicester boss  is delighted with his new signing, believing that the club have signed one of the best young players in the Premier League.

“It’s a great signing for us,” Shakespeare said. “Kelechi is an enormously talented player that has shown a huge amount of promise at every level in which he’s played.

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“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.”

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Iheanacho completes £25 million Leicester move

Image may contain: 1 personSuper Eagles Star @kelechi72 Iheanacho becomes current Nigeria most expensive player after completing medical at Leicester ahead £25m transfer
The Nigerian striker, #KelechiIheanacho, has completed his medical ahead of £25 million move from Manchester City to Leicester City.
It was gathered that personal terms have been agreed and that transfer which gives City option to buy Iheanacho back for £50 million was nearing completion.
City believe the 20-year old Nigerian has the potential to become a world-class goalscorer, but presently they are struggling to guarantee him regular first-team football.
Having joined the City Academy as a 17-year-old, Iheanacho has played 46 games for the senior side over the past two seasons but he has made just one start in 2017, back on 2 January against Burnley.
The fee makes him the most expensive Nigerian player ever, displacing Odion Ighalo when he signed for Chinese club Changchun Yatai for £20 million in January. @nff

Super Eagle player, Ahmed Musa gets chieftaincy title

Reports reaching us have it that Super Eagles player, Ahmed Musa has bagged a chieftaincy title in Kano State.

The Association of the Northern Nigerian students honoured the Leicester City forward. He was turbaned  as the Jagaban Matasan on Thursday, June 15, 2017 during the commissioning of his Sports and fitness center in Kano state.

It was a very eventful moment as the ocassion was attended by the chairman of Kano state sports commission, Ibrahim Galadima among other dignitaries.

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Trending: I’m Now A Happy Man After My Second Marriage -Ahmed Musa

MusaSuper Eagles and Leicester City winger Ahmed Musa says he has found happiness once again after marrying a second wife.

Musa, 24, divorced his wife of  four years and mother of his two kids, Jamila, before marrying a new wife in Juliet Adeh last month.

Musa told said that he is  once again happy as a married man.

“Marriage is not new to me but I believe it was a right move to make when I did,” Musa told Completesportsnigeria.com.

“The past remains in the past.

“I’m happy now and I think well and I can focus on my game which suffered a bit.”

Musa  struggled in his first season in the Premier League, scoring four goals in 32 appearances Leicester in all competitions.

Read more at http://www.completesportsnigeria.com/musa-im-now-happy-man-second-marriage/#sYVegwCrRRlYvH75.99

Trending: Have you seen Ahmed Musa pre-wedding photos with Juliet ?

Leicester City FC  and Super Eagles football star Ahmed Musa has picked July 1st to marry Juliet , the controversial woman who made the footballer chased former wife out of Musa house in UK.

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Trending Gist: Troubles in Ahmed Musa’s home in U. K.

If the report reaching us is anything to go by, it is very obvious that former assistant captain of Super Eagles and Leicester City football club player, Ahmed Musa is encountering  trouble in his marriage at this moment at his United Kingdom home.
Earlier today, the media in UK and in Nigeria were awash with the report of the arrest and questioning of former assistant captain of Super Eagles and Leicester City football club player, Ahmed Musa.
Musa was invited over by the UK police on suspicion that he beats up his wife at their home this morning.
Findings revealed that apparently, Ahmed who has been married to his wife and mother of two children, Jamila, for years now, took to his IG page yesterday to wish a certain lady a happy birthday and uploaded her photo.
The lady is said to be Juliet Adeh Ujue and according to rumours, he’s planning to marry her as a second wife and being that he’s a muslim, he’s allowed to marry more than one wife.
The birthday message was said to have infuriated his wife, who confronted him and expressed her displeasure. Neighbors called the police during a shouting match between couple.
Police officers arrived and took Ahmed to the station. He was released after some hours.

Twitter reacts as Wilfred Ndidi scores first English Premier League goal

Wilfred Ndidi

The Nigerian scored his first English topflight goal versus Stoke City, with fans and pundits all sharing their thoughts on social media

Twitter went into a frenzy after Wilfred Ndidi netted his first English Premier League goal as Leicester City defeated Stoke City 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

Ndidi’s superb strike, came after 25 minutes and Jamie Vardy added a second shortly after the interval with a brilliant volley.

We’ve taken a look at some of the best ones here…

 

Wilfred Ndidi’s goal is an audacious strike from outside the box…
He has been a revelation for Leicester and recently for Nigeria

Wilfred Ndidi’s goal should be shortlisted for the goal of the season.

What a year Wilfred Ndidi is having at Leicester

Manchester United bargained for Leicester’s Wilfred Ndidi but got Pogba instead

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