Kelechi Iheanacho: Rodgers reportedly willing to sell Nigerian forward

Kelechi Iheanacho: Rodgers reportedly willing to sell Nigerian forward

- Kelechi Iheanacho could be on his way out of Leicester City this summer

- Leicester City boss Rodgers is planning to sign Celtic forward Edouard

- Iheanacho has scored three goals for Leicester City in the Premier League this season

Kelechi Iheanacho is now reportedly on the verge of leaving Premier League giants Leicester City as the Foxes' gaffer Brendan Rodgers is said to be ready to sell the Nigerian forward.

The Super Eagles star has been on and off since he got to Leicester City, but he was able to find his rhythm before the Premier League season was suspended.

There are reports that Leicester City manager Rodgers is planning to sign Odsonne Edouard who plays for Celtic in Scotland and will need to sell Kelechi Iheanacho.

Edouard played under Rodgers when he was in charge at Celtic and the manager now wants a reunion with the Frenchman in England.

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Leicester City are firing on to make sure that they finish among the top four which will give them Champions League ticket.

And should they end up getting the Champions League slot, then Rodgers will have to bolster his squad for them to do well in Europe.

Odsonne Edouard has been great for Celtic this season scoring 28 goals in all competition which is one of the reasons Rodgers wants him in England.

But Celtic are aiming to win their 10th League titles next term and the club chiefs may convince Edouard to stay by offering him big contract.

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Kelechi Iheanacho: Rodgers reportedly willing to sell Nigerian forward
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United reportedly joined Paris-Saint-Germain and Arsenal in the race to sign Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi who currently plays for Leicester City in the Premier League.

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Before the Leagues in Europe were suspended, Wilfred Ndidi's performances caught the attention of Real Madrid and Paris-Saint-Germain.

But there are fresh reports that Paris-Saint-Germain have cooled down on tracking Wilfred Ndidi's signature and they may go for another player this summer.

Real Madrid on the other hand have not made their official interest in Wilfred Ndidi who has been playing for Leicester City for the past three seasons.

According to the report on Express UK, Manchester United have now prioritized signing Wilfred Ndidi this summer so as to give the likes of Paul Pogba and Fernandes competition.

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