Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho took part in Manchester City’s training session on Tuesday after helping Nigeria secure a 3-1 win over Algeria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Saturday.
Iheanacho featured for 90 minutes for the Eagles but failed to find the back of the net at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo as Nigeria won successive games to remain on top of Group B with maximum points.
The 20-year-old took part in Tuesday’s session at the Manchester City training ground as they prepare for their Premier League game against Crystal Palace this weekend under the watchful eyes of City manager, Pep Guardiola and his assistant, Mikel Arteta.It was however a depleted squad that saw the return of injured players as The Citizens await players still on international duty.
Bacary Sagna has returned to full training after five weeks out with a hamstring tear and will be in contentionfor the game at Selhurst Park.
Tuesday’s session also featured Yaya Toure, who is also back in contention for a place in the City team after apologising for comments made by his agent, Dimitri Seluk.
Other first team players in training include Spanish duo of Jesus Navas and Aleix Garcia, Fernando Reges and Pablo Zabaleta .