Iheanacho to Leicester, Man City Insert a Buy Back Clause
Kelechi Iheanacho has completed the transfer phase to Leicester City from Manchester City Agen Sbobet Terpercaya. The 20-year-old forward is tied Leicester on a five-year contract so he will be at King Power Stadium until 2022.
No mention how much Iheanacho transfer price. But the British media reported that The Foxes paid 25 million pounds and Man City slipped a buyback clause worth 50 million pounds in the contract.
Thus, Iheanacho became the fourth new player Craig Shakespeare purchased since the end of last season. Previously Premier League champions 2015-2016 brought Harry Maguire, goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic and midfielder Vicente Iborra.
Launched from the official website of Leicester, Iheanacho is rumored to be playing his first game against Borussia Monchengladbach on Friday (04/08/2017) night. This Nigerian player will wear costume number 8.
The young striker is considered one of the best talents of the English Premier League.
“I am happy after talking with the manager and knowing the needs of the team,” said Iheanacho.
“I’m sure will fit this team and hopefully I get a lot of things here,” he added.
Previously, Iheanacho had compared with Manchester United’s young striker, Marcus Rashford, after their performance is assessed equally very promising.
Iheanacho was promoted from Man City U-18 in July 2015. Since then, he has contributed 21 goals and eight assists from 64 appearances in all competitions attended by The Citizens.
At the national team level, Iheanacho made his debut in 2015. Until now, he has contributed six goals in 10 appearances with the Nigerian national team.