Kelechi Iheanacho

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Watford’s Andre Gray and other Premier League Transfers of the week (up to 11th August)

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It's back! Premier League football returned to pitches across the land this weekend, but the transfer window stays open until the end of the month. Deals will be getting done right until the...

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Fantasy Premier League: 8 bargain gems for your 2017/18 fantasy team

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The time has come again with the new Premier League season fast approaching. Fans are frantically starting to pick their Fantasy Football team. While the obvious picks of Harry Kane and Kevin De...

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Leicester City preparing £25M bid for Kelechi Iheanacho

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Leicester City certainly enjoyed their moment in the big time after winning the Premier League in 2016. They reached the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League last year, and even though the fairytale did end there, they certainly took us all on a magnificent thrill ride.

Judging by the way The Foxes are going in this summer’s transfer window though, it looks like they want to get back among the elite pretty quickly.

From Marcus Rashford to Renato Sanches: How the #JF70 wonderkids stats weigh up in Football Manager 2017

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The day has finally arrived. Laptop managers everywhere are dusting off their best cup final suits, studying the methods of Pep Guardiola and practicing a discreet fist pump for when they're...

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Iheanacho calls for Man City ‘focus’ after frustrating run

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London (AFP) Kelechi Iheanacho has urged Manchester City to maintain their "focus" as the Premier League leaders bid to end a run of frustrating results.

City started the season with 10 straight wins under new manager Pep Guardiola.

But their 1-1 draw with Southampton at Eastlands on Sunday means City, top of the table on goal difference, have now gone five games without a victory.

Iheanacho calls for Man City ‘focus’ after frustrating run

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London (AFP) Kelechi Iheanacho has urged Manchester City to maintain their "focus" as the Premier League leaders bid to end a run of frustrating results.

City started the season with 10 straight wins under new manager Pep Guardiola.

But their 1-1 draw with Southampton at Eastlands on Sunday means City, top of the table on goal difference, have now gone five games without a victory.

De Bruyne second only to Messi – Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Kevin De Bruyne is second only to Lionel Messi, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Saturday after the Belgian inspired his team to a 4-0 win over Bournemouth.

Bruyne put the Premier League leaders ahead with a clever 15th-minute free-kick beneath the defensive wall and also played a part in goals for Kelechi Iheanacho, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Gundogan.

Pep and City set club record with Bournemouth rout

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City continued their perfect start under Pep Guardiola as a ruthless 4-0 victory over Bournemouth gave them an eighth successive win and a piece of club history.

Their latest success, secured by goals from Kevin de Bruyne, Kelechi Iheanacho, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Gundogan, ensured a best ever start to a season for City, eclipsing the seven straight wins they enjoyed to kick off the 1897/1898 campaign.

Pep and City set club record with Bournemouth rout

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City continued their perfect start under Pep Guardiola as a ruthless 4-0 victory over Bournemouth gave them an eighth successive win and a piece of club history.

Their latest success, secured by goals from Kevin de Bruyne, Kelechi Iheanacho, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Gundogan, ensured a best ever start to a season for City, eclipsing the seven straight wins they enjoyed to kick off the 1897/1898 campaign.

Diego Costa, Benteke, Iheanacho… Who to pick for your Fantasy Premier League team in coming weeks

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We're heading into week five of the Premier League (and therefore the Fantasy Premier League). Hands up, who's totally lost faith in their fantasy management skills already? Never fear,...

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Guardiola wins grudge match, Liverpool rout Leicester

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London (AFP) Pep Guardiola rocked old foe Jose Mourinho as Premier League leaders Manchester City extended their perfect start with a 2-1 win at Manchester United, while Liverpool crushed champions Leicester 4-1 on Saturday.

City manager Guardiola inflicted the first defeat of Mourinho's United reign and collected his eighth win in 17 encounters with his nemesis in a pulsating encounter at Old Trafford.

Guardiola wins grudge match, Arsenal leave it late

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London (AFP) Pep Guardiola rocked old foe Jose Mourinho as Premier League leaders Manchester City extended their perfect start with a 2-1 win over Manchester United, while Arsenal snatched a dramatic 2-1 victory against Southampton on Saturday.

City manager Guardiola inflicted the first defeat of Mourinho's United reign and collected his eighth win in 17 encounters with his nemesis in a pulsating encounter at Old Trafford.

De Bruyne shines in Manchester derby spotlight

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) The pre-match build-up was dominated by talk of Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Claudio Bravo, but Kevin De Bruyne stole the show in Saturday's Manchester derby.

The Belgian midfielder scored a coolly taken opening goal and had a big hand in Kelechi Iheanacho's second as City won 2-1 at Old Trafford to prolong their perfect start to the Premier League season.

De Bruyne shines in Manchester derby spotlight

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) The pre-match build-up was dominated by talk of Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Claudio Bravo, but Kevin De Bruyne stole the show in Saturday's Manchester derby.

The Belgian midfielder scored a coolly taken opening goal and had a big hand in Kelechi Iheanacho's second as City won 2-1 at Old Trafford to prolong their perfect start to the Premier League season.

Marcus Rashford, Alex Iwobi… The #JF70 2017: Top 10 best Premier League young talents to watch in 2016/17

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The #JF70 is our annual special feature on Just Football looking at the 70 best young players to watch in Europe in seven different leagues. We've reviewed and graded 2015/16's most...

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Pellegrini bows out with City taking Euro prize

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manuel Pellegrini's reign as Manchester City manager ended with a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Sunday that was enough to effectively ensure his successor Pep Guardiola will be able to lead the club into the Champions League next season.

Pellegrini, whose three-year spell at Eastlands has seen the club win the Premier League title once and two League Cups, saw City live dangerously at times before he was able to sign off with the point needed to almost certainly beat Manchester United to the Premier League's fourth Champions League qualifying spot.

Pellegrini bows out with City taking Euro prize

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manuel Pellegrini's reign as Manchester City manager ended with a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Sunday that was enough to effectively ensure his successor Pep Guardiola will be able to lead the club into the Champions League next season.

Pellegrini, whose three-year spell at Eastlands has seen the club win the Premier League title once and two League Cups, saw City live dangerously at times before he was able to sign off with the point needed to almost certainly beat Manchester United to the Premier League's fourth Champions League qualifying spot.

Eden Hazard, Leonardo Ulloa, Iheanacho… Names of the Premier League, week 35

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Leicester are just one win away from lifting the Premier League title courtesy of their 4-0 thrashing of Swansea City and Tottenham's unfortunate slip-up as they drew 1-1 against West Brom. At the...

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Iheanacho ready to work for Manchester City place

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Kelechi Iheanacho concedes that he may have to bide his time for a regular place in the Manchester City line-up, ahead of Tuesday's Premier League visit to struggling Sunderland.

The 19-year-old Nigerian scored a slick hat-trick in City's 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round victory at Aston Villa on Saturday, taking his tally in all competitions this season to eight goals from just five starts.

Iheanacho ready to work for Manchester City place

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Kelechi Iheanacho concedes that he may have to bide his time for a regular place in the Manchester City line-up, ahead of Tuesday's Premier League visit to struggling Sunderland.

The 19-year-old Nigerian scored a slick hat-trick in City's 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round victory at Aston Villa on Saturday, taking his tally in all competitions this season to eight goals from just five starts.

Kelechi Iheanacho’s emergence will be the first of many from Manchester City’s new vision

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After acquiringManchester City in September 2008, new owner Sheik Mansour outlined a vision of the club being at the very forefront of the world game in terms of building for the future and developing talented players from within by boldly proclaiming;

"We are building a structure for the future, not just a team of all-stars.

Kelechi Iheanacho’s emergence will be the first of many from Manchester City’s new vision

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After acquiringManchester City in September 2008, new owner Sheik Mansour outlined a vision of the club being at the very forefront of the world game in terms of building for the future and developing talented players from within by boldly proclaiming;

"We are building a structure for the future, not just a team of all-stars.

Man City’s youth steal the spotlight on preseason

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In recent years, Manchester City and youth players haven't been mentioned in the same sentence positively. City though have been trying to change that as they have put a lot of money into their academies and facilities, and this preseason has shown their efforts are paying off.

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Vardy at double, Iheanacho injured

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London (AFP) – England striker Jamie Vardy struck twice as Leicester defeated Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 on Friday in a pre-season friendly but new £25 million striker Kelechi Iheanacho came off injured.

Vardy scored in the 67th and 74th minutes after Thorgan Hazard had given the German side the lead with a fine finish from distance early in the second half.

13 talented African footballers who could move this summer transfer window

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We are reaching the end of this season and, inevitably, teams around Europe and worldwide are preparing themselves for the summer transfer window. The focus for many will be on exciting prospects and...

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Iheanacho up to speed as Man City, Celtic draw

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho made a successful start to his spell as Sergio Aguero's stand-in by earning his team a 1-1 Champions League draw with Celtic on Tuesday.

Aguero's four-game ban for getting sent off in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Chelsea means Iheanacho can look forward to a run of games in manager Pep Guardiola's first XI.

Iheanacho up to speed as Man City, Celtic draw

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho made a successful start to his spell as Sergio Aguero's stand-in by earning his team a 1-1 Champions League draw with Celtic on Tuesday.

Aguero's four-game ban for getting sent off in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Chelsea means Iheanacho can look forward to a run of games in manager Pep Guardiola's first XI.

Renato Sanches, Golden Boy – #JF70 young talents of the week, week 3

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We're back with another look at a selection of starplayers from our #JF70 best young players in Europe. Who impressed in our seven chosen leagues this week? Who's on form? And, if you...

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Reports: Kelechi Iheanacho To Undergo Leicester City Medical Ahead Of £25m Move From Man City

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If feels like it's been grumbling on for a bloody age, but Kelechi Iheanacho's protracted move from Man City to Leicester City looks like it's finally entering the end stages.

According to Telegraph writer John Percy, the 20-year-old Nigerian striker is to undergo a medical with the Foxes on Tuesday with an official announcement due thereafter presuming the scans don't find any papier-mâché bones or extra toes, etc.

Nigeria omit bereaved Ighalo, teammate Success in

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Abuja (AFP) Watford striker Odion Ighalo has been excused from Nigeria's World Cup qualifier in Zambia to attend his father's funeral, but club team-mate Isaac Success has been handed a first call-up.

Ighalo will bury his late father in Nigeria on October 8, a day before the away clash in Ndola.

Man Utd 1-2 Man City: Pep Guardiola Takes The Spoils In Thoroughly Entertaining Mancunian Derby (Photos & Highlights)

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Mercifully, the first Mancunian derby of the season managed to take pass without any tedious inter-manager shenanigans, instead proving to be a rather enjoyable ding-dong of a match.

It was Man City whocame out on top, winning 2-1 to bring up their half-century of derby victories, maintain their winning start to the Premier League season and extend Pep Guardiola's statistical superiority over Jose Mourinho the Manchester United boss having won just 3 of his 17 games against Guardiola-led teams.

Revealed: The fee Arsenal have to pay to get Nigerian wonderkid

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By 1970's Gooner Kelechi Iheanach's performance at the just concluded Fifa Under 17 World Cup, where he won the Golden Ball award, has not gone unnoticed by some of the elite clubs in Europe. This includes Arsenal. Chief scout Steve Rowley has watched the youngster in action and has been impressed. "I can confirm that Arsenal FC's Steve Rowley, acknowledged Kelechi Iheanacho's talents