Man United, Chelsea Join Arsenal in Big Race to Sign Top Super Eagles Forward in the Summer

Man United, Chelsea Join Arsenal in Big Race to Sign Top Super Eagles Forward in the Summer

- Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho has emerged as target for Premier League clubs

- Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal are interested in the Super Eagles star

- Iheanacho has been in super form this season for Leicester City

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Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly interested in the signing of Super Eagles and Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho who has been impressive this season.

The Nigerian superstar has lifted his games this season and he is one of the best forwards currently shining in world football.

Since the month of March, the former Nigerian youth international has scored 10 goals for Leicester City and also named the Premier League best player for last month.

The last time Leicester City got to the final of the FA Cup was 52 years ago, but Kelechi Iheanacho scored the goal which gave the Foxes the win over Southampton in the semifinal.

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According to Fichajes, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal chiefs are impressed with Kelechi Iheanacho's games and they want his signature.

Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani will be out of contract at Manchester United at the end of the season and the Red Devils are looking for a replacement.

Iheanacho has two options to end up in London as Chelsea are also in the market for a new centre-forward in the coming summer.

Timo Werner has not scored as many goals as expected since joining from RB Leipzig in the summer and the Stamford Bridge landlords are ready to invest again.

Leicester City are currently occupying third position on the Premier League table with 56 points.

Kelechi Iheanacho.
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Premier League side Leicester City. Photo by Robin Jones
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Leicester City offered the latest Premier League player of the month winner Kelechi Iheanacho a new contract.

The 24-year-old has witnessed a huge turnaround in his performances for the Foxes in recent times which led him to score five goals in three EPL games and eventually winning a prize for it.

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He became the fourth Nigerian star after the likes of Jay-Jay Okocha, Peter Odemwingie, and Odion Ighalo to have clinched the prestigious award.

The Foxes manager has however hailed the attacker ahead of their clash against his former club Manchester City this weekend.

Rodgers insisted that the Super Eagles forward has greatly improved and that should earn him an improved contract to remain at the King Power Stadium beyond the summer of 2024.

Source: Legit

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