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I Never Thought I Will Play For Man City –Iheanacho

I Never Thought I Will Play For Man City –Iheanacho

Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed that he was shocked when he heard that Man City are keen for his signature.

Iheanacho who was a bright light for the Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, stated that he doubted if he would play regular football at Manchester City and was not too keen on the move.

“I didn’t believe that it was going to happen,” Iheanacho told LCFC when describing his feelings upon hearing the news that the Manchester club were interested in signing him.

“After the Under-17s [World Cup] I was looking at going to other teams in Europe.

“But when they said I was going to Manchester City, I was surprised and saying: ‘How can I go there to that massive team? Am I going to play?’ I said I wouldn’t go and that they should take me to a smaller team.

“However, my father said to me that it doesn’t matter where I go, I know how to play football and that will get through there. So, I believed in him, he blessed me and I went to Man City.”


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  • This is the weak mentality I have always been talking about Iheanacho the lack of self belief, I mean compare this mentality to Osimhen’s. Big difference.. the fact that he allowed his self to be converted to a striker when he is in actual fact a No 10 or Supporting CF, also speaks volumes about his character, so instead of developing in his strenghts he is regressing because he is trying to develope in a position that is not is strength.

    Kelechi Iheanacho Current situation in Leicester City makes a lot of sense after reading this Weak minded Article.

    Blame you father for believeing in you as his son which is what a father is suppose to do, some people will say it is because of money his father did that, I say rubbish because any club that came from him the money would have lifted them out of the situation they were in at the time.

    • Felix 1 year ago

      The list of players converted is endless: Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Iwobi, Ndidi, Bright Osayi-samuel, Leon Balogun, calvin Bassey…every coach does that.

  • MONKEY POST 1 year ago

    OGA sometimes it could just be GOD’S GRACE upon that INDIVIDUAL LIFE that is the DIFFERENCE and not necessarily BIG MENTALITY or no BIG MENTALITY…

    HE will not be the FIRST that will be CONVERTED from HIS ORIGINAL POSITION to a DIFFERENT ONE..

    HIM own even BETTER cos e gats to do with the ATTACK…

    What about PETER CZECH that STARTED out as a STRIKER but would go on in becoming one of the GREATEST GOAL KEEPER in the WORLD….

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