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    Wednesday, 2 August 2017

    Iheanacho joins Leicester City

    Latest in sport today is that Nigerian young starlet and alsi Manchester city promising star Kelechi Iheanacho has join Craig Shakespeare side  

    Reports from England reveal that the player has completed a £25 million deal move from City to the Foxes after passing medical.

    According to sources close to KweseESPN, the fee makes the Nigerian star the most expensive Nigerian player ever, displacing Odion Ighalo when he signed for Chinese club Changchun Yatai for £20m in January this year.

    Meanwhile, the move is the second highest African transfer fee this season behind Egyptian international, Mohamed Salah’s £34.3m move from Italy, AS Roma to Liverpool.

    Although the move was delayed by legal issues over image rights with his former agents, sources close to the player confirmed to KweseESPN that after passing his medical on Tuesday, the player signed a five-year contract with the Foxes.

    However, an announcement is only expected within the next 24-48 hours as the club wants to tidy up legal details in respect of his former representatives.

    It is also mentioned that the Citizens have inserted a buy-back option in the contract, which is reported to be in the region of £50m for one of Europe’s brightest young footballers.

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