Manchester City teen sensation Kelechi Iheanacho will battle Sergio Aguero and Bacary Sagna for the Manchester City Player of the Month for January, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.
It is the first nomination for the award for the Nigerian international who has also been included in Manchester City’s squad for the Champions League knockout rounds.
Iheanacho who bagged four goals and provided three assists in just three starts in January has put himself in strong contention for the award after his superb hat-trick against Aston Villa.
He provided Aguero with an assist in the City’s 4-0 win over Palace before again helping create a goal for Aguero in the 2-2 draw with West Ham.
Iheanacho also made a goal for Raheem Sterling.
He has scored eight goals in 19 appearances for Manchester City who are still in contention for all four trophies this season.