Kelechi Iheanacho

Born: October 3, 1996 (age 21)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Imo State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Striker
Team: Leicester City (no. 8)
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Career History
Senior2015-2017Manchester City
2017-Leicester City
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Paul Clement applauds during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Swansea City on August 26, 2017
Team News: Swansea City's Renato Sanches in for Leroy Fer against Leicester City
Renato Sanches has been handed a start as Swansea City host Leicester City this afternoon.
Oct 21, 14:09
Riyad Mahrez clutches the ball during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Team News: Riyad Mahrez back as Leicester City make three changes
Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion make three changes apiece for this evening's Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium.
Oct 16, 19:04
Jurgen Klopp watches the warm-up ahead of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on September 16, 2017
Team News: Jurgen Klopp makes five changes
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp makes five changes for his side's trip to Leicester City.
Sep 23, 16:32
David Wagner watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United on August 20, 2017
Result: Huddersfield Town, Leicester City ends all square
Huddersfield Town and Leicester City play out a 1-1 draw in Saturday's Premier League encounter at the John Smith's Stadium.
Sep 16, 17:11
David Wagner watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United on August 20, 2017
Team News: Three changes for Huddersfield Town against Leicester City
David Wagner makes three changes to his Huddersfield Town side as they welcome Leicester City this afternoon.
Sep 16, 14:07
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Real Madrid keen on Manchester City youngster Brahim Diaz?
Real Madrid are reportedly interested in signing Manchester City starlet Brahim Diaz.
Sep 14, 10:25
Antonio Conte orders the gabagool during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Preview: Leicester City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium between Leicester City and Chelsea.
Sep 7, 14:46
Anthony Martial celebrates the fourth during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Team News: Anthony Martial starts for Manchester United
Anthony Martial starts up front alongside Romelu Lukaku as Manchester United welcome Leicester City.
Aug 26, 16:33
Eric Bailly, Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester United 2-0 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United's 2-0 victory over Leicester City in the Premier League.
Aug 26, 16:30
Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City in action during the pre season friendly match between Mansfield Town and Leicester City at the One Call Stadium on July 25, 2015
Leonardo Ulloa "happy" after extending Leicester City contract
Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa is determined to prove himself at the King Power Stadium after surprisingly putting pen to paper on a new contract.
Aug 24, 17:14
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Leicester City.
Aug 24, 16:10
Jamie Vardy warms up prior to the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Craig Shakespeare: 'Jamie Vardy to feature in EFL Cup'
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says that striker Jamie Vardy will feature in the EFL Cup against Sheffield United after shaking off an injury.
Aug 21, 16:22
Jamie Vardy warms up prior to the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Craig Shakespeare expects Jamie Vardy to be "fine" after hobbling off
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare hopes to have Jamie Vardy, as well as Danny Drinkwater and Kelechi Iheanacho, back to full fitness in the next week.
Aug 20, 09:31
Craig Shakespeare smiles during the warm-up prior to the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Team News: Two changes for Brighton & Hove Albion against Leicester City
Isaiah Brown misses Brighton & Hove Albion's trip to Leicester City with a hamstring injury.
Aug 19, 14:11
Leicester City striker Islam Slimani celebrates after giving Leicester the lead during their Champions League Group G match against Porto at the King Power Stadium on September 27, 2016
Report: Watford keen on Leicester City striker Islam Slimani
Leicester City striker Islam Slimani is reportedly wanted by Watford boss Marco Silva, who has previously managed the Algerian during their time at Sporting Lisbon.
Aug 16, 15:00
Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal training gear in July 2017
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac handed Premier League debuts by Arsenal
Arsenal hand Premier League debuts to both Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette as the Gunners open their new domestic campaign at home to Leicester City.
Aug 11, 18:49
A general view during the UEFA Champions League last 16 round match between Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven at The Emirates Stadium on March 7, 2007
Preview: Arsenal vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews the opening fixture of the 2017-18 Premier League season between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium.
Aug 10, 16:55
Wes Morgan of Leicester City is substituted for injury during the Champions League match against Atletico Madrid on April 18, 2017
Wes Morgan pays tribute to Kelechi Iheanacho
Leicester City captain Wes Morgan says that he cannot wait to play alongside new Foxes teammate Kelechi Iheanacho this season.
Aug 8, 17:06
Craig Shakespeare watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Craig Shakespeare relishing Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy partnership
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare admits that he is looking forward to the prospect of Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy forming a strike partnership at the Foxes.
Aug 8, 13:10
George Thomas of Coventry City U21 in action during the U21 Professional Development League 2 North match between Coventry City U21 and Nottingham Forest U21 at Sixfields Stadium on March 7, 2014 in Northampton, England.
Leicester City complete signing of Coventry City's George Thomas
Leicester City confirm the signing of Coventry City's George Thomas on a three-year deal.
Aug 8, 10:26
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho completes Leicester City move
Leicester City complete the signing of striker Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City on a five-year deal.
Aug 3, 19:31
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Report: Manchester City, Leicester City agree Kelechi Iheanacho £50m buy-back clause
Manchester City seal a £50m buy-back option for Kelechi Iheanacho as the striker closes in on his protracted move to Leicester City, according to a report.
Aug 1, 22:21
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho 'undergoing Leicester City medical'
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho will reportedly undergo a medical at Leicester City today ahead of his proposed £25m move to the King Power Stadium.
Aug 1, 13:05
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Kelechi Iheanacho close to Leicester City move'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that forward Kelechi Iheanacho is close to joining Leicester City.
Jul 31, 11:12
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Craig Shakespeare 'hopeful' over Kelechi Iheanacho deal
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare 'hopes' that his club will soon be able to announce the signing of Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho.
Jul 29, 20:22
Javier Hernandez of Bayer Leverkusen in action during his side's Champions League Group E clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium on November 2, 2016
West Ham 'agree deal in principle' for Bayer Leverkusen's Javier Hernandez
West Ham United reportedly 'agree a deal in principle' to sign forward Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen.
Jul 20, 16:55
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Kelechi Iheanacho departure is close'
Pep Guardiola confirms that Kelechi Iheanacho is on the verge of leaving Manchester City, but reveals that they have "an option to take him back".
Jul 19, 22:42
Leicester City forward Islam Slimani in action during his side's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at the King Power Stadium on November 6, 2016
Leicester City forward Islam Slimani keen to remain in England?
Leicester City forward Islam Slimani is reportedly keen to remain in the Premier League should he leave the King Power Stadium this summer.
Jul 18, 17:34
Craig Shakespeare smiles during the warm-up prior to the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Leicester City to sell 2016 summer signings?
Leicester City could reportedly sell each of the players they bought during the 2016 summer transfer window.
Jul 13, 14:43
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Leicester City 'agree deal in principle' for Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho
Leicester City reportedly agree a deal in principle with Manchester City for forward Kelechi Iheanacho.
Jul 10, 17:12
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho 'nears Leicester City switch'
Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho is said to be on the brink of joining Leicester City.
Jul 6, 19:07
Javier Hernandez of Bayer Leverkusen in action during his side's Champions League Group E clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium on November 2, 2016
Report: West Ham United in talks with Bayer Leverkusen over Javier Hernandez signing
West Ham United are reportedly in talks with Bayer Leverkusen over the signing of Mexico international and former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez.
Jul 3, 14:35
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Manchester City propose swap deal involving Kelechi Iheanacho, Ryan Bertrand?
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is reportedly open to a swap deal involving striker Kelechi Iheanacho and Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand.
Jun 30, 11:23
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Leicester City 'want Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City'
A report claims that Leicester City want to sign Manchester City's in-demand forward Kelechi Iheanacho this summer.
Jun 26, 14:33
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Mikey Lopez battles with Manchester City FC forward Kelechi Iheanacho during an exhibition match at Sporting Park July 23, 2014
Report: Crystal Palace want to sign Kelechi Iheanacho ahead of Frank de Boer arrival
Crystal Palace are ready to back new manager Frank de Boer with a move for Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, a report claims.
Jun 25, 20:23
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Manchester City 'want Kelechi Iheanacho buy-back clause'
Manchester City are reportedly keen to secure a buy-out clause in any deal involving the sale of Kelechi Iheanacho.
Jun 23, 20:16
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Leicester City to make move for Kelechi Iheanacho?
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare is reportedly keen on signing Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho during the summer transfer window.
Jun 22, 09:27
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Manchester City 'to fund summer spending spree with mass clearout'
Manchester City reportedly plan to fund a large chunk of their £300m transfer spree with a mass clearout of players which could raise around £130m.
Jun 15, 14:55
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Report: Crystal Palace, West Ham United interested in Kelechi Iheanacho
Out-of-favour Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is thought to be a transfer target for Crystal Palace and West Ham United.
Jun 12, 12:45
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho plays down lack of action at Manchester City
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho plays down his lack of game time at the Etihad Stadium, amid speculation that he is a target for West Ham United.
Jun 10, 11:44



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