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Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho emerges most expensive Nigerian player as he moves to Leicester from Man City

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Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho emerges most expensive Nigerian player as he moves to Leicester from Man City

Kelechi Iheanacho is now Nigeria’s most expensive player following his N20million move to Leicester City

Multiple reports confirm that Nigeria star, Kelechi Iheanacho has completed a £25million move from too EPL side, Manchester City to 2015 champions, Leicester City.

This makes him the most expensive Nigerian player coming only second in Africa behind Egypt’s Mohammed Salah who moved to Liverpool from Italian side, on a £34.4million.

Kelechi is displacing Odion Ighalo who was formally  the most expensive Nigerian player after moving to Chinese club, Changchun Yatai on a £20 fee.

Iheanacho who scored a total of 26 goals for Manchester City will make it the third  Nigerian in the Leicester lineup. He will be joining Ahmed Musa and Wilfred Ndidi.

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