Rodgers must sell Iheanacho in January

Kelechi Iheanacho could also be contemplating his future on the King Power Stadium after a scarcity of taking part in time this season. The 23-year-old has continued to be on the periphery beneath Brendan Rodgers and was an unused substitute as Leicester City suffered a 2-1 defeat to Liverpool on Saturday.

Iheanacho hasn’t performed a single minute of Premier League soccer this season and finds himself behind Jamie Vardy & Ayoze Perez within the pecking order. His solely outing for Leicester got here within the EFL Cup towards Luton Town (September 24), nevertheless it’s been five months since he final obtained top-flight motion.

The Nigerian worldwide’s type has been accountable for the shortage of league soccer – Iheanacho scored simply three goals from 21 video games in 2017/18 and netted solely as soon as from 30 matches in 2018/19. If he continues to be overlooked by Rodgers, it’s arduous to see the centre-forward staying at Leicester.

His worldwide profession has spiralled on account of his woes within the East Midlands too. As per Transfermarkt, Iheanacho scored seven goals in 23 appearances, however his final outing for Nigeria got here all the best way again in November 2018.

Rodgers clearly has no place for Iheanacho in his facet, so a parting of the methods is perhaps useful for all concerned.

Stats from Transfermarkt