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Kelechi Iheanacho signs new four year contract at Leicester City worth £100,000 (N52.6m) per week

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has new four year contract at his club, Leicester City which  worth £100,000 (N52.6m) per week.

 

The striker who became the 4th Nigerian player to win English Premier League’s player of the month, was handed a new deal following his impressive performances for the side this season, scoring 12 goals and providing five assists in 28 appearances across all competitions.

He was previously earning £60,000 weekly but his new deal sees him earn £100,000 per week (about N52.6m)

Iheanacho has been at the club since the summer of 2017 when he joined from Manchester City.

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“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 the club website on Saturday, April 3. “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.”

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