Kelechi Iheanacho was pictured with the Manchester City squad as they jetted out to the club’s ...
Kelechi Iheanacho was pictured with the Manchester City squad as they jetted out to the club’s pre-season tour of China.
Iheanacho was initially not included in the squad for the pre-season tour where Manchester City will be facing rivals Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund in Beijing and Shenzhen.
He was however one of the players pictured at the as Pep Guardiola and his men made their way through the Manchester airport.
The 19-year-old was his confident self as he strolled along with his teammates at the terminals to board their flight. Iheanacho would be looking to work more with Guardiola whohe has tipped for success in the Premier League.
The forward who had his breakthrough year at City last season scoring 14 goals in 35 appearances expects the club to do better than last season under the Spanish coach.
“We finished fourth last season (in the Premier League) but I think next season will be better especially with the new coach coming in,” the 19-year-old told Manchester City TV.
“I think the new coach will be good things to the team; a new dimension and I can’t wait.”
Manchester City Tour Squad And Itinerary
Goalkeepers: Joe Hart, Willy Caballero, Angus Gunn, Billy O'Brien.
Defenders: Vincent Kompany, Pablo Zabaleta, Aleksandar Kolarov, Gael Clichy, Jason Denayer, Nicolas Otamendi, Pablo Maffeo, Tosin Adarabioyo, Angelino Tasende, Cameron Humphreys.
Midlfielders: Fernando Reges, Raheem Sterling, Samir Nasri, Jesus Navas, Fabian Delph, David Silva, Fernandinho, Bruno Zuculini, Yaya Toure, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Bersant Celina, James Horsfield, Brandon Barker, Sinan Bytyqi, Aleix Garcia, Manu Garcia..
Forwards: Nolito, Sergio Aguero, Wilfried Bony and Kelechi Iheanacho.
Bayern Munich: Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany, July 20
Manchester City: National Stadium, Beijing, China, July 25
Borussia Dortmund: Longgang Stadium, Shenzhen, China, July 28
Ilkay Gundogan (injured)
Kevin de Bruyne (Euro 2016)
Eliaquim Mangala (Euro 2016)
Bacary Sagna (Euro 2016)