Leicester City have finished the marking of Kelechi Iheanacho.The 20-year-old has penned a five-year contract at the King Power Stadium for an undisclosed charge, with reports proposing the Foxes have forked out £25million for the Nigeria striker.
Leicester City are additionally thought to have demanded a purchase back provision for Iheanacho, who is considered as one of the brightest striking prospects in football however was probably not going to have gotten the customary football he hungered for at the Etihad Stadium.
Addressing Leicester’s authentic site, Iheanacho stated: “It can rest easy and I’m cheerful to be a piece of this group.
“I know the aspiration of the group and talking with the director, he let me realize what I have to do – to enable the group to accomplish what they need. I was persuaded and I’m cheerful to be here.
“I was upbeat talking with the administrator, realizing what the group needs. It gives me more certainty that I will fit in this group and ideally I’ll accomplish a lot.”Iheanacho burst his way in City’s initially group at only 18 in August 2017, making his presentation in a 2-0 prevail upon Watford.
From that point forward, he has scored 12 Premier League objectives in 46 appearances and 21 out of 64 over all rivalries.
At City, Iheanacho was at that point behind Sergio Aguero in the pecking request and the landing of Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras in January thumped him down further.
That prompted hypothesis of a nearby season move, with West Ham likewise having been connected with a move for his administrations.
In any case, it was Leicester that soon developed as top choices for his mark and administrator Craig Sheakespeare was enchanted to arrive his man.
“It’s an extraordinary marking for us. Kelechi is a tremendously capable player that has demonstrated a colossal measure of guarantee at each level in which he’s played,” he said.
“We’ve kept tabs on his development for quite a while, so we know how much quality he’ll convey to the squad. He’s young, he’s ravenous, he’s prepared for the following phase of his advancement and I’m charmed that will be with Leicester City.”
Iheanacho joins Vicente Iborra, Eldin Jakupovic and Harry Maguire in making the move to Leicester amid the nearby season.
Leicester start the new Premier League season with an excursion to Arsenal on August 11.