Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho for ”coming up trumps’ just when the club need him to.
Iheanacho scored for the second consecutive league game as Leicester fight back to beat Brighton 2-1 at the Amex on Saturday night.
The Nigeria international has now scored four
times in his last seven games for the Foxes.
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He has been called upon in recent weeks because of injuries to the duo of James Maddison and Harvey Barnes and he is making the most of his chances.
“He has a bit of everything,” Rodgers was quoted by Leicestermercury.co.uk.
“He’s come up trumps in a lot of the games recently, if you think back to Fulham, he scored that important header. His contribution was outstanding.
“In the first half it got away from him too much, he had too many touches and was losing possession, but when he intensified his game, he played quicker and his finish was superb. That’s the level of confidence he’s at.
“He worked hard for the team and his contribution was valuable.”
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