I never imagined I’d play for Manchester City – Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho of the Super Eagles has revealed that he was taken aback when he learned that Man City are interested in signing him.

“I didn’t think it was going to happen,” Iheanacho told LCFC of his reaction to learning that the Manchester club was interested in signing him.


“After the Under-17s [World Cup] was looking at heading 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.”