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Kelechi Iheanacho Pep Guardiola confirms that striker is leaving Manchester City

Guardiola confirmed that the Iheanacho’s move to Leicester City should be completed in 10 days.

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Kelechi Iheanacho play Iheanacho is close to a move to Leicester City (Manchester City )

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is close to completing a £25m move to Leicester City, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.

Iheanacho has not been included in the Manchester City squad for a pre-season tour of the United States as he has stayed back in Manchester to sort out his future.

Kelechi Iheanacho play Kelechi Iheanacho is not with Manchester City for their pre-season tour of the United States (Manchester City FC/Press Association Images)

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Speaking at a press conference in the United States, Guardiola confirmed that the Iheanacho’s move to Leicester City should be completed in 10 days.

Kelechi is close to a move, it should be done in 10 days,” Guardiola told newsmen.

 

It is an honour to work with him. It’s not easy for him as he didn’t get a lot of chances (in the team), but his behaviour was good.

Vincent Kompany and Pep Guardiola play Vincent Kompany and Pep Guardiola at a press conference in the United States (Twitter/Manchester City)

 

“Kelechi’s a young player. He needs to play at that age and that’s why he, and the club decided, it was best for him (to leave).”

Kelechi Iheanacho play Iheanacho will completed his move when Leicester City return from a pre-season trip to Asia (Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

 

Leicester City are in Hog Kong where they have qualified for the Premier League’s Asia trophy following their 7-6 penalty shoot-out victory over West Brom on Thursday, July 20.

Iheanacho is expected to complete his move to the 2016 Premier League champions when they return to England.

According to Daily Mail, Iheanacho has agreed to personal terms with Leicester City but still has ‘minor issues’ to resolve.

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