Iheanacho is back and better – Rodgers


Leicester City Manager, Brendan Rodgers has hailed Iheanacho’s performance in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup first leg Semi Final draw against Aston Villa.

The Nigerian Striker came off the bench to snatch a draw for the team, that gives Leicester a massive advantage going into the second leg at the King Power Stadium.

“Kelechi comes in and I know what I get from him. He’s so strong, so powerful and he gives us great opportunities to build the game and link the game,” Rodgers.


“You see his goal, he’s got great confidence now, whether he starts or comes into the game”.

Kelechi Iheanacho has scored six goals in all competition for the team since returning back to action, after a lengthy time on the bench.and the player would hope to continue in his rich vein of form during the weekend’s premier league tie against Southampton.