Guardiola Speaks On Iheanacho’s Goal Scoring Abilities – He Doesn’t Need Many Chances To Score


Coach of Manchester City Pep Guardiola has spoken out on the goal scoring abilities of Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho.

Iheanacho marked his first game for City since January with a goal in their 5-1 thrashing of Huddersfield Town, converting a low cross from Jesus Navas into the net for his 7th goal from 20 games this season.

However the manner in which he took his goal won’t come as a surprise to coach Pep Guardiola who has spoken out about the finishing of the Nigerian striker few hours before the game.

“I know his quality. I know, of course, he’s young and has a lot of things to improve – especially in winning duels and be strong in some positions.

“But he’s a guy who, in the boxes, is really good. He likes to come a little bit out of the box to play, but arriving at the right tempo and attacking the first post is amazing.

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“So, as a guy, he doesn’t need many, many chances to score a goal.”