10 Things You Need to Know About Manchester City Prodigy Kelechi Iheanacho

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10 Things You Need to Know About Manchester City Prodigy Kelechi Iheanacho
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Various African players have stolen the headlines this summer. Immediately after the last season ended, it was Samuel Eto’o, who was released. Then, as the World Cup rolled around, it was Rais M’Bolhi and Vincent Enyeama (for good reasons), and Alex Song and Benoit Assou-Ekotto (for bad), who attracted our interest.

Latterly, transfer deals concerning players such as Yacine Brahimi, Serge Aurier and Ideye Brown have captured the imagination.

Few, however, would have expected that Nigerian youngster Kelechi Iheanacho would be courting such attention.

The attacker is only 17, yet his performances for Manchester City have earned him extensive praise and have generated a great deal of excitement about the “next big thing” to emerge from African football.

In this feature, Bleacher Report present 10 things you need to know about the Nigerian starlet.

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