Nigerian Star Iheanacho Dethrones Harry Kane As the Most In-Form Premier League Player

Nigerian Star Iheanacho Dethrones Harry Kane As the Most In-Form Premier League Player

- Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho takes over from Harry Kane as the most resurgent player

- The Super Eagles star has scored nine times in his last six EPL games for Leicester City

- Iheanacho has a total of 10 goals and two assists in 21 Premier League appearances so far

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Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho helped Leicester City salvage a point for themselves in their Premier League 1-1 draw against Southampton earlier this weekend.

The 24-year-old provided the assist for Jonny Evans' 68th-minute goal at St Mary's Stadium to stretch their unbeaten run in the league to three games.

His recent performance has now positioned him as the most resurgent player in the Premier League in the last six games - taking over from Tottenham Hotspur legend Harry Kane according to football stats website, whoscored.com.

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Iheanacho has scored nine goals in his last six games, hence, the reason he took over from the England striker.

Iheanacho Replaces Kane As Most Resurgent Player In Premier League
Nigerian star Iheanacho celebrating his stunner against Crystal Palace in the Premier League. Credit - Kelechi Iheanacho
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The former youth international has scored a total of 17 goals in 34 matches for Brendan Rodgers men this campaign and he will be looking to win the FA Cup when they battle Chelsea this month.

Burnley forward Chris Wood also moved one step up as he displaced Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez from the third position.

While Brazilian star who plays for West Bromwich Albion Matheus Pereira complete the top five on the list of most resurgent stars in the EPL this season.

Mason Mount (Chelsea), Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Yves Bissouma (Brighton), Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw are the complete the top 10 stars according to the website.

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

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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