Leicester City are ready for Chelsea, says Kelechi Iheanacho

ShareClose Comments
After running riot over West Brom on Saturday, the Nigeria international is upbeat that the win will boost their confidence against the Blues

Kelechi Iheanacho has declared Leicester City’s readiness for their FA Cup quarter-final tie against Chelsea.

The 21-year-old scored and assisted with another after coming in from the bench to help Claude Puel’s men cruise to a 4-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.

Buoyed by the impressive display, the former Manchester City player is looking to have a similar display against Antonio Conte’s men on Sunday.

“That’s what I need – to get involved and to help the team to get something out of the game. I got a great assist and a great goal today [Saturday],” Iheanacho told LCFC TV.

“We’re looking forward to playing against Chelsea. They’re a good side, a strong side. We’ll just keep working hard in training and we’ll be ready for them.

“We’ve had a hard time getting some draws. Today will give us a boost for the next game against Chelsea.

“We’re back to winning ways now. We just have to keep winning, keep strong and keep working hard to make sure we stick to those wins.”

Article continues below

Kelechi Iheanacho

The forward has now scored six goals in 21 appearances, including four in the FA Cup since joining the Foxes in August 2017.


Next article:
Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss most of the season, Klopp reveals
Next article:
‘It’s time for a new adventure’ - Alisson confirms Roma departure
Next article:
Oghenekaro Etebo admits Premier League snub before Stoke City move
Next article:
Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Pogba wants to leave Man Utd for Juventus return
Next article:
Perak strengthen hold on second spot

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept