Incredible Stats That Show Nigerian Star Has a Better Goal Ratio Than Messi, Others in Top 5 European Leagues

Incredible Stats That Show Nigerian Star Has a Better Goal Ratio Than Messi, Others in Top 5 European Leagues

- Kelechi Iheanacho has the best mins-per-goal ratio per division in Europe's top 5 leagues this season

- The Nigerian star beats superstars like Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and 2 others to achieve the feat

- Iheanacho has now scored 17 goals and six assists in all competitions for Leicester City this campaign

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Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho has been in impressive form for Leicester City after scoring 17 goals and six assists in all competitions so far.

The attacker was also responsible for the Foxes progressing to the final of the longest cup competition in England as his goal lifted them above Southampton in the last-4 stage.

His performances in recent times have been electrifying as he inspired his side to a dramatic comeback against Crystal Palace earlier this week.

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Iheanacho's stats according to Whoscored.com however reveals that the Super Eagles attacker has a better goal ratio than any other player in the top five European leagues this campaign.

Iheanacho beats Messi, Suarez, others to claim best mins-per-goal ratio Europe's top 5 leagues this season
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrating his goal for Leicester City in their FA Cup win over Southampton. Photo by Shaun Botterill - The FA
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This means that for the minutes spent on the pitch, Iheanacho has a better goal ratio than the likes of Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, and two others.

Best mins-per-goal ratio per division in Europe's top 5 leagues this season (10+ starts):

  • Kelechi Iheanacho (106.6 mins)
  • Lionel Messi (102.9 mins)
  • Luis Muriel( (65.5 mins)
  • Robert Lewandowski (60.9 mins)
  • Kylian Mbappe (88.8 mins)

Meanwhile, the former Manchester City star has been attracting interests from top European clubs despite penning a new deal that will keep him at the King Power Stadium until the summer of 2024.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho is definitely reaping the rewards of excellent performances despite playing for Leicester City.

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The 24-year-old is the only non-Chelsea player included in the FA Cup team of the semifinal after firing his side to the final of the competition.

He scored the only goal that propelled the Foxes to victory over Southampton and they will battle the Blues in the final of the competition in mid-May.

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