Published On: Sat, Apr 15th, 2017

“Arsenal Was Interested In Signing Me” – Nigeria Star, Iheanacho

Arsenal were interested in signing me, says Nigeria star Iheanacho

Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho says he preferred Portuguese giants FC Porto over English side Manchester City.

The 20-year-old striker joined City’s Academy from Taye Academy on 10 January 2014 and he has since revealed that his father convinced him to join the English side.

”After the tournament, a few European clubs were interested in signing me: Arsenal, Porto and some others,” Iheanacho told Theplayerstribune.com.

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“And also, of course, Manchester City. I did not know much about these clubs.

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“I thought I would choose Porto, because I knew many African players had success with the club in the past,” he continued.

“I didn’t really believe that I could play at City because they had so many incredible players.

“But my father told me that I should choose City because he believed that I could achieve great things there,”he added.

“So I listened to my father.”

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