Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho aims to continue goalscoring run

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The Nigeria international has netted two goals in two games and hopes to stretch the run

Having delivered in Leicester City’s previous two pre-season games, Kelechi Iheanacho hopes to ‘keep it going’.

On Wednesday, the striker scored to give his side the lead against Valencia before Daniel Parejo’s response ensured the game ended 1-1.

The effort against the Spanish side was the 21-year-old's second in as many games since returning from holiday, having participated at the World Cup with Nigeria.

And the former Manchester City marksman is hoping to enter the 2018-19 campaign firing on all cylinders.

“Of course, I would love to keep it [goalscoring] going, it’s been a good pre-season for us so I’d love to keep the form and keep scoring goals,” Iheanacho told club website.

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On Saturday, Leicester cap off their pre-season preparation with a trip to Stade Pierre-Mauroy to take on Lille; a game the 21-year-old is anticipating.

“I think it’s going to be a good game but we need to keep working hard and make sure we get the goals.”

Claude Puel’s side tackle Manchester United for their 2018-19 English Premier League opener at Old Trafford on August 11.

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