Reports: Kelechi Iheanacho set to sign improved contract deal after fantastic season

The talented 19-year-old Nigerian forward, who was excellent having broken into the first-team last term, is set to earn an improved contract deal. Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is set to sign a new and improved contract, according to reports in Manchester Evening News this week. The talented 19-year-old Nigerian, whose rapid rise into the … Continue reading Reports: Kelechi Iheanacho set to sign improved contract deal after fantastic season

Kelechi Iheanacho rewarded with first Nigeria call-up

The 19-year-old forward’s form has not gone unnoticed – as he’s been called up to the Nigerian senior side for the first time in his young footballing career. Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been rewarded for his excellent form of late, with his first call-up for the Nigerian senior side. The 19-year-old, who scored … Continue reading Kelechi Iheanacho rewarded with first Nigeria call-up

Manchester City 4-0 Stoke City: Kelechi at the double as Citizens breeze past leaky Potters

Goals from Fernandinho, Agüero from the penalty spot, as well as a well-taken double from talented youngster Kelechi Iheanacho helped Citizens to a welcome victory in the lunchtime kick-off. City in control as Potters ship four once more Manchester City‘s aims of finishing the 2015/16 campaign strongly were given a welcome boost after their surprising … Continue reading Manchester City 4-0 Stoke City: Kelechi at the double as Citizens breeze past leaky Potters

Aston Villa 0-4 Manchester City: Kelechi the hat-trick hero as Citizens progress to Round Five

He was cool, calm, collected. Kelechi Iheanacho, helped seal the Citizens’ passage into Round Five of this year’s FA Cup after a well-taken hat-trick at Villa Park against an out-of-sorts Villa side. Kelechi Iheanacho. Despite finding regular minutes hard to come by in an ever-improving Manchester City side, the talented young Nigerian forward has maintained … Continue reading Aston Villa 0-4 Manchester City: Kelechi the hat-trick hero as Citizens progress to Round Five

Rising Stars Glossary

Below is a full list of players who feature in the rising stars features, sorted by teams in alphabetical order. Click on a player to find out more! NOTE: This will continue to update over time! Ajax: Frenkie de Jong, Matthijs de Ligt Arsenal: Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Reiss Nelson (on-loan at Hoffenheim), Alex Iwobi, Ben Sheaf, Edward Nketiah, … Continue reading Rising Stars Glossary

Raheem Sterling out for 6-8 weeks with groin injury

Having limped off against local rivals United last weekend, the medical diagnosis regarding Sterling’s groin injury is worse than first feared – the talented winger could miss the rest of the current campaign. Sterling sidelined for up to two months Following a groin injury sustained in last weekend’s 1-0 home defeat at the hands of … Continue reading Raheem Sterling out for 6-8 weeks with groin injury

Manchester City 4-0 Aston Villa: Citizens thump wounded Lions

Goals from Yaya Touré, Raheem Sterling and a Sergio Agüero brace helped restore some much-needed confidence after a forgettable defeat in midweek at Anfield. Ahead of kick-off, this fixture was billed as a mismatch. In all honesty, it really was. In spite of Manchester City’s troubling inconsistency in the league this term, they’re still in … Continue reading Manchester City 4-0 Aston Villa: Citizens thump wounded Lions