Leicester City Unveils Kelechi Iheanacho
Former Premier League champions, Leicester City have completed the signing of another Nigeria international, Kelechi Iheanacho.
The 20-year signed a five-year contract that keeps him with the Foxes till 2022
Iheanacho becomes the fourth addition to Craig Shakespeare’s squad ahead of the new campaign.
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.
Leicester City manager Shakespeare added: “It’s a great signing for us. Kelechi is an enormously talented player that has shown a huge amount of promise at every level in which he’s played.
“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.”
Iheanacho who is regarded as one of the most promising young talents in the Premier League joins his compatriots, Ahmed Musa and Wilfred Ndidi at the King Power Stadium.