Kelechi Iheanacho

Born: October 3, 1996 (age 19)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Imo State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Striker
Team: Manchester City (no. 72)
Manchester City's Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho makes his debut during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 29, 2015
Career History
Senior2015-Manchester City
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Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Result: Real Madrid make Champions League final
Real Madrid book their spot in the Champions League final courtesy of a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the second leg of their semi-final at the Bernabeu.
21:38
Manchester City's Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho makes his debut during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 29, 2015
Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho: 'We must improve'
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho admits that his team were not defensively good enough in Sunday's 4-2 defeat at Southampton in the Premier League.
May 1, 18:54
Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester City on May 1, 2016
Result: Sadio Mane hits treble in Southampton win
Southampton keep their Europa League hopes alive with a 4-2 win over an understrength Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
May 1, 18:23
Ronald Koeman during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Southampton on April 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Southampton 4-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Southampton and Manchester City at St Mary's Stadium.
May 1, 15:30
Southampton's Irish striker Shane Long celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Southampton at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north west England on November 28, 2015
Preview: Southampton vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to Sunday's Premier League match at St Mary's as Southampton take on Manchester City.
Apr 30, 15:59
Luka Modric of Real Madrid is flanked by Manchester City pair Fernando and Fernandinho during the Champions League semi-final first leg on April 26, 2016
Result: Manchester City, Real Madrid play out goalless draw
Manchester City and Real Madrid play out a goalless draw in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Etihad on Tuesday night.
Apr 26, 21:37
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring the third during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Stoke City on April 23, 2016
Result: Manchester City hit four past Stoke City to regain third spot
Manchester City regain third place in the Premier League table with a 4-0 victory over Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 23, 14:36
Manchester City's David Silva clears the ball against Dynamo Kiev on March 15, 2016
Team News: David Silva returns to Manchester City's first XI for Stoke City match
David Silva starts for Manchester City against Stoke City after missing the last two games with an ankle injury.
Apr 23, 11:53
Fernando scores the opener during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Stoke City on April 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Manchester City 4-0 Stoke City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 4-0 victory over Stoke City in the Premier League.
Apr 23, 11:45
Sandro and 14-year-old Samir Nasri in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on April 9, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini defends Samir Nasri exclusion from Champions League squad
Manuel Pellegrini defends his decision to remove Samir Nasri from his Champions League squad for the second half of the season.
Apr 9, 22:22
Yaya Toure celebrates opening the scoring in fine fashion during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Aston Villa on March 5, 2016
Team News: Yaya Toure, Pablo Zabaleta recalled for Dynamo Kiev clash
Manuel Pellegrini makes two changes to his Manchester City starting lineup by handing recalls to Pablo Zabaleta and Yaya Toure.
Mar 15, 18:45
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Aston Villa on March 5, 2016
Result: Manchester City back on track with Aston Villa rout
Manchester City turn on the second-half style to see off Aston Villa 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 5, 16:50
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) falls after a challenge from Aston Villa's English-born Irish defender Ciaran Clark in the penalty area during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Vi
Preview: Manchester City vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews Manchester City's home Premier League encounter against bottom-placed Aston Villa.
Mar 3, 15:04
Willian celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Chelsea and Manchester City on February 20, 2016
Result: Chelsea see off weakened Manchester City to book FA Cup quarter-final spot
Chelsea seal their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 5-1 win over a weakened Manchester City outfit at Stamford Bridge.
Feb 21, 17:49
Eden Hazard of Chelsea breaks with the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round tie between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Feb 19, 13:55
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola watch proceedings during the German Cup DFB Pokal second round football match between VfL Wolfsburg vs FCB Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, on October 27, 2015.
Manchester City youngsters 'concerned about Pep Guardiola arrival'
A number of Manchester City's most talented youngsters are reportedly concerned that Pep Guardiola's arrival will hurt their chances of breaking into the first team.
Feb 16, 13:55
Harry Kane scores from the penalty spot during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on February 14
Result: Harry Kane, Christian Eriksen score in Tottenham Hotspur win
Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen score the goals as Tottenham Hotspur return to second in the Premier League table with a 2-1 win over Manchester City at the Etihad.
Feb 14, 18:08
Harry Kane and Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on February 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Manchester City 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Man City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad, which ended in a 2-1 away win.
Feb 14, 14:15
Raheem Sterling of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Watford at Etihad Stadium on August 29, 2015
Team News: Raheem Sterling returns to Man City's XI, Leicester City unchanged for clash
Raheem Sterling returns to Manchester City's starting lineup, while Leicester City are unchanged for today's Premier League clash.
Feb 6, 11:52
Jamie Vardy is congratulated by teammates after scoring the goal of the century during the Premier League game between Leicester and Liverpool on February 2, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League top-of-the-table clash between Manchester City and Leicester City at the Etihad.
Feb 4, 16:58
Manchester City's Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho makes his debut during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 29, 2015
Team News: Kelechi Iheanacho earns Manchester City start
Kelechi Iheanacho starts for Man City for their trip to Sunderland after his FA Cup heroics.
Feb 2, 18:54
Kelechi Iheancho of Manchester City celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match at the Etihad Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Kelechi Iheanacho replaces Samir Nasri in Manchester City Champions League squad
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini reveals that Kelechi Iheanacho will replace Samir Nasri in his Champions League squad for the knockout stages.
Feb 1, 21:17
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Swansea City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 12, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Manchester City at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 1, 20:59
Kelechi Iheancho of Manchester City celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match at the Etihad Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Kelechi Iheanacho delighted with Manchester City treble
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho reveals his delight after netting a treble in his team's 4-0 win over Aston Villa in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 30, 22:10
Manchester City's Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho makes his debut during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 29, 2015
Manuel Pellegrini "impressed" by Kelechi Iheanacho
Manuel Pellegrini says that he is impressed but not surprised by Kelechi Iheanacho's man-of-the-match display during Manchester City's FA Cup victory at Aston Villa.
Jan 30, 18:37
Manchester City's Chilean headcoach Manuel Pellegrini looks on before the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Manchester City on November 25, 2015
Team News: Manuel Pellegrini rings the changes
Manuel Pellegrini makes five changes to his Manchester City side for the visit of Crystal Palace.
Jan 16, 14:16
Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace is closed down by Eliaquim Mangala (R) and Aleksandar Kolorov (L) of Manchester City during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Manc
Preview: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium.
Jan 14, 16:13
Alex Neil barks from the sidelines during the game between Spurs and Norwich on December 26, 2015
Norwich City boss Alex Neil: 'Manchester City punished us'
Norwich City manager Alex Neil admits that his team were made to pay for their mistakes against Manchester City.
Jan 9, 17:52
Manchester City's Chilean headcoach Manuel Pellegrini looks on before the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Manchester City on November 25, 2015
Manuel Pellegrini hails Manchester City players
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini praises his charges following their 3-0 victory in the FA Cup over Norwich City.
Jan 9, 17:39
Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City's first goal during the FA Cup third-round match against Norwich City on January 9, 2016
Result: Sergio Aguero, Kelechi Iheanacho star as Manchester City cruise through
Sergio Aguero and Kelechi Iheanacho score a goal apiece as Manchester City advance through to the fourth round of the FA Cup thanks to a 3-0 win over Norwich City.
Jan 9, 16:51
Sergio Aguero celebrates finding the winner during the game between Watford and Man City on January 2, 2016
Team News: Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling start for Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini rests key players but hands starts to Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling in his Manchester City side for the FA Cup game at Norwich City.
Jan 9, 14:13
Fernandinho of Manchester City and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Norwich City at Etihad Stadium on October 31, 2015
Live Commentary: Norwich City 0-3 Manchester City - as it happened
Find out how Manchester City booked their place in round four of the FA Cup with Sports Mole's text updates.
Jan 9, 14:00
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and opposite number Manuel Pellegrini of Manchester City during the Premier League match on January 18, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole casts its eye over Monday night's massive game in the Premier League between the two favourites for the title, Arsenal and Manchester City.
Dec 18, 12:06
Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (R) celebrates after scoring during a UEFA Champions league Group D football match between Manchester City and Sevilla at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on October 21, 2015.
Kevin De Bruyne: 'Manchester City win more important than performance'
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne insists that the team's performance in their win over Swansea City "doesn't matter".
Dec 13, 14:03
Joe Hart of Manchester City celebrates his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on August 16, 2015
Joe Hart: "Manchester City were awful"
Joe Hart describes Manchester City's performance in the 2-1 win over Swansea City as "awful" and admits that his side were lucky to get three points.
Dec 12, 18:58
Alan Curtis caretaker Manager of Swansea City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on December 12, 2015
Alan Curtis: 'Swansea City unlucky to lose at Manchester City'
Swansea City caretaker manager Alan Curtis believes that his side were unlucky to lose their Premier League match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 12, 18:33
Ashley Williams in action for Swansea on September 20, 2014
Ashley Williams: 'Swansea City let Garry Monk down'
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams admits that his side let downformer manager Garry Monk, and dedicates their performance against Manchester City to the 36-year-old.
Dec 12, 18:02
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Swansea City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 12, 2015
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Manchester City did not deserve Swansea City win'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admits that his side were fortunate to claim all three points from their Premier League match against Swansea City.
Dec 12, 17:39
Wilfred Bony (L) of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates Jesus Navas (C) and David Silva (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on December 12, 2015
Result: Late Manchester City strike breaks Swansea City hearts, sends hosts top
Manchester City move to the top of the Premier League table thanks to a late Kelechi Iheanacho winner against Swansea City.
Dec 12, 16:53
Mauro Emanuel Icardi of FC Internazionale Milano celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale Milano and Bologna FC at San Siro Stadium on April 5, 2014
Report: Man City preparing January bid for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi
A report claims that Manchester City are preparing to make a €40m (£28.85m) bid for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi in the January transfer window.
Dec 10, 18:16
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516