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Man City Iheanacho Dazzling In Preferred Role In Super Eagles Training Ahead Algeria Tie

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Manchester City 20 year old forward Kelechi Iheanacho has been one of the shining light of the Super Eagles in training ahead of their World Cup 2018 clash against Algeria.

Iheanacho has been deployed in a role just behind the striker for the Super Eagles under manager Gernot Rohr in his first two games as coach, but it appears he could lead the line against Algeria.

Comfortable as a top striker, he has excelled in the role for English Premier League side Manchester City with an intimidating scoring record that makes him one of the top marksmen in the league.

As a top striker, he has taken the Eagles training by storm, with a deft goal to his name, aside his various deadly efforts at goal, and hold up play which has seen him link up properly with the like of Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi and Oghenekaro Etebo.

However if he is to play as a top striker, it could be at the expense of Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye, the two strikers who have been used in the role by the manager since his appointment as coach.