Manchester City Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho will seal a £29m move to Leicester City on Thursday on a four year deal, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal.
The 20 year old will have his medicals on Wednesday when he returns back to England after he was given extended break by coach Pep Guardiola due to his engagement in international matches with Nigeria during the off season.
Leicester City will pay Manchester City an initial fee of £22.5m for his services and they have also agreed on a buy back clause of £37.5m for the first four years of his stay with the Foxes.
However if Leicester are able to qualify for the Champions League during Iheanacho’s first your years at the club, and City want to exercise their buy back option, a fee of £50m has been agreed between both parties.
Furthermore his move to Leicester City have also made him the most expensive Nigerian player ever, and his new wage at Leicester City which is twice his current wage at Manchester City also makes him the highest paid Nigerian player in Europe.