Iheanacho Set for City Swoop.

Nigeria Under-17 FIFA World Cup star Kelechi Iheanacho could be heading to the English Premier League, according to the player’s father, James.

Reports in most Nigerian news tabloid have linked the lanky teenage playmaker with a move to Portuguese club, Porto, but recent revelation indicates he may as well be on his way to Manchester City, rather than Arsenal, Porto or Chelsea.

Kelechi Iheanacho.
Kelechi Iheanacho.

According to the Nigerian Tribune: “Iheanacho had been linked with a possible move to Porto FC of Portugal, but when his father was asked yesterday on Monday Night Football, he said his son would play for Manchester City and not Porto or Chelsea, which he (the father) was believed to have initially favoured.”

James, said on a Nigerian TV show: “As I am talking to you I have chosen in my mind (that) Kelechi is going to Manchester City.”