Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amuneke, has claimed Kelechi Iheanacho failed to shine at Manchester City, because he did not adapt speedily to English football.
Iheanacho signed for the Premier League side next his impressive showing at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Loving cup.
The Nigerian forward won the Golden Ball and Silver Boot at the tournament.
Nevertheless nonetheless, he struggled to break into Pep Guardiola’s side after signing a five-year contract with City.
He eventually left for Leicester City in 2017 for a reported £25million fee
Before leaving the Etihad Stadium, he scored 21 goals in 64 appearances for the Citizens in all competitions.
Amuneke told Tribal Football: “His displace to Man City was a good one for him and also for Nigeria.
“In all probability, there were lots of expectations because of his performance in the Fifa U17 world loving cup in the United Arab Emirates. He tried his best at Man City and at present playing in Leicester City.
“I think it wasn’t piece of cake for him because of the form of football they play in England. It is good that over the years, he has been able to adapt and nowadays he’s one of the key players in the Premier League.”
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