Kelechi Iheanacho had nothing but praise for Argentina star Sergio Agüero in the aftermath of Manchester City’s 3 – 0 triumph over Norwich City in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday evening.
The Argentina international was instrumental in the fifth goal Iheanacho scored in a City shirt in all competitions this season, setting him up just after the half – hour mark , as the visitors gave themselves a two – goal advantage.
“I am very pleased playing with him in the FA Cup today. I am very happy and he is a professional, so I am happy playing with him and I hope I’ll be playing with him in some couple of games this season”said Kelechi Iheanacho to Man City’s official website on Saturday.
“It was a great goal and a good pass from Sergio. I was about to control the ball but I said I should take it first time.”
The Nigeria international is determined to force his way into first-team reckoning and believes that his dream can become a reality if he keeps working hard at training.
“I think nothing is enough in football, I will keep working hard and keep giving my best and working hard as a player, learning from the professionals in our team.
“As a young player you need to work hard at every training and if you are given the chance to play you have to work hard and really show to the manager that you are deserve to be in, ” the Manchester City number 72 added.
Iheanacho has scored two goals and notched two assists in three starts for Manchester City so far this season and averaged a goal every 61.2 minutes on the pitch.