Kelechi Iheanacho reportedly emerges as target for Aston Villa and West Brom

Kelechi Iheanacho reportedly emerges as target for Aston Villa and West Brom

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

- Aston Villa and West Brom are said to be interested in his signature

- Iheanacho and his teammates at Leicester City finished as fifth best in the EPL

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Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho maybe leaving Leicester City this summer as Aston Villa and West Brom are reportedly in serious race to sign the Super Eagles star.

At the recently concluded Premier League season won by Liverpool, Kelechi Iheanacho struggled at Leicester City as Jamie Vardy was the number one choice.

And the England international even finished the Premier League season as the highest goal-scorer winning the golden boot.

Despite not having enough chances to play, Kelechi Iheanacho scored 10 goals in 29 games for Leicester City.

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After struggling to score goals last season and also escaped relegation, Aston Villa are looking for new striker who will help them next season in the Premier League.

They see Kelechi Iheanacho as a player who would help them in all their campaign and they will make their offer when the transfer window open.

West Brom on the other hand are back in the Premier League after two years in the Sky Bet Championship and are looking to add more firepower to their attack.

But Kelechi Iheanacho would want to remain at Leicester City for the possible chance of him playing in the Europa League next season.

Kelechi Iheanacho reportedly emerges as target for Aston Villa and West Brom

Kelechi Iheanacho reportedly emerges as target for Aston Villa and West Brom (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho will contend with Jamie Vardy and five other players for Leicester City's goal of the season award.

The Super Eagles attacker scored the only goal that powered the Foxes to glory over the Championship side in January this year.

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His stunning goal propelled them to the fifth round of the oldest cup competition in England after stylishly tapping in a cross from James Justin just five minutes into the encounter at Griffin Park.

The former youth international has recorded 10 goals and four assists in 15 appearances in all competitions for the King Power Stadium outfit.

He will be up against the likes of Jamie Vardy who is currently the Premier League highest goals scorer this season alongside Harvey Barnes, James Maddison, Ricardo Pereira, Ayoze Perez, Ben Chilwell, and Hamza Choudhury.

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