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Kelechi Iheanacho Watch forward's hat-trick in City's 4-0 win over Aston Villa

A first half brace and a goal in the second half, gave Kelechi Iheanacho a hat-trick as City walloped Aston Villa 4-0

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Kelechi Iheanacho play Kelechi Iheanacho netted a hat-trick in Manchester City's FA Cup 4-0 win over Aston Villa (Getty Images)

Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho on Saturday, January 30 scored a hat trick as Manchester City trashed Aston Villa 4-0 in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

The 19-year-old opened goal for City in the fourth minute, reacting the quickest to a rebound in the Villa box to slam in from close range.

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Kelechi Iheanacho  celebrates after scoring against Aston Villa in an FA Cup tie in January, 2016

(BPI/Matt West)

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Iheaanacho doubled the lead in the 24th minute through a penalty after Leandro Bacuna tugged Raheem Sterling in the area.

He completed the hat-trick in the 74th minute after latching on a back pass from ex-city defender Micah Richards to slip a finish under Guzan.

Kelechi Iheanacho, Jesus Navas and Fernandinho play

Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates after scoring against Aston Villa in an FA Cup tie in January, 2016

(Getty Images)


Iheanacho now has eight goals this season as he continues to impress for Manchester City.

City's fourth of the evening, scored by Raheem Sterling was also set up by Iheanacho.

Watch Iheanacho's hat trick below

Kelechi Iheanacho nets hat-trick

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