Sunday Apr 04, 2021. 14:00
Leicester City have rewarded in-form forward Kelechi Iheanacho with a new deal.
The Foxes announced on SaturdayLeicester City have rewarded in-form forward Kelechi Iheanacho with a new deal. that Iheanacho has signed a new contract that will keep the Nigeria international at the Premier League club until 2024.
Iheanacho has scored 12 goals in 29 appearances across all competitions for Leicester this season, including a brace in the club’s FA Cup quarterfinal win over Manchester United last month.
The 24-year-old, who moved to King Power Stadium from Manchester City in 2017, was named as the Premier League Player of the Month for March after netting five times in three matches – a tally which includes a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over Sheffield United.
“I can’t express how I’m feeling. I’m excited, I’m happy, I’m overwhelmed! It’s a great moment and I’m happy that Leicester City gave me a new contract,” Iheanacho told Leicester’s official website.
“It’s been a great time here. It’s not been easy, but there’s a lot of people here that are good people, great people to work with. They are nice people and they make me feel comfortable and welcome since I came in.
“It’s been really great being here. It’s like a family. I’m happy being here and hopefully I can stay here many more years.”