Leicester Metropolis are forward of different Premier League golf equipment within the race to signal Tremendous Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester Metropolis, The Guardian has claimed.
The England-based outlet reported on Thursday evening that the 2015/2016 champions are placing collectively a monetary bundle of round £25m to buy the Nigerian.
Iheanacho, 20, scored 21 targets from 64 video games for Manchester Metropolis regardless of the vast majority of these appearances being from the bench.
He has been not often given a begin underneath Pep Guardiola, beginning solely 5 Premier League matches final season after the Spaniard took over from Manuel Pellegrini as supervisor.
Iheanacho is successfully Metropolis’s third-choice striker behind Sergio Agüero and Gabriel Jesus and the Nigerian can be hopeful of extra taking part in time at Leicester.
Leicester supervisor Craig Shakespeare has already signed Harry McGuire from Hull Metropolis and Vicente Iborra from Sevilla for a mixed £29m.
Leicester, the place Iheanacho’s compatriots Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa presently play, nonetheless face competitors from West Ham and Crystal Palace for the teen’s companies.