Yaya Toure has hailed Kelechi Iheanacho for his superlative displays for Manchester City in pre-season so far.
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The reigning African Footballer of the Year described the 17-year-old prodigy as an ‘exciting player’ who he believes has a bright future.
“Kelechi is an exciting player. I love the way he plays and I feel that he will have a good career at the club and go on to become one of the players of the future,” Toure told Manchester City’s official website.
Iheanacho has been in dazzling form for the English champions, scoring twice in their last three pre-season games, prompting praise from observers and fans alike.
City manager Manuel Pellegrini recently described the Nigeria youth international as a great prospect with a bright future at the club.