Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has lavished praise on hat-trick hero Kelechi Iheanacho following his man-of-the-match performa...
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has lavished praise on hat-trick hero Kelechi Iheanacho following his man-of-the-match performance in the 4-0 win against Aston Villa.
The win takes the Citizens into the fifth round of the competition but while fans of the Etihad side dance away at the emergence of a new pointman for the team, the manager is not surprised as he long knew the Nigerian’s quality.
Speaking after the the game to Skysports, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini boosted: “I’m very happy. Kelechi is a very good young player. We let Stevan Jovetic and Edin Dzeko go because I see Kelechi every day and know what he can doThe hat-trick against Aston Villa were Iheancho’s first for Manchester City since he joined them in 2013 after a very successful Under-17 World Cup where he emerged as the best player after leading Nigeria to the title.