Kelechi Iheanacho signs five-year contract with Leicester

Nigerian forward, Kelechi Iheanacho on Tuesday evening completed a £25 million move from Manchester City to Leicester City after passing a medical. 

Iheanacho becomes most expensive Nigerian player ever, displacing Odion Ighalo who signed for Chinese club, Changchun Yatai for £20m in January.

The fee is also the second highest African transfer this season behind Mohamed Salah’s £34.3m move from Roma to Liverpool.

The transfer was held up by legal issues over his image rights with his former agents.

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But ESPN reports that after passing his medical on Tuesday, the player signed a five-year contract with the Foxes.

However, an announcement and unveiling of the player will come within the next 24-48 hours as the club tidy up legal details in respect of his former representatives.

Manchester City have inserted a buy-back option of £50m in the contract. 






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