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Man City accepts record bid for Iheancho, striker says he will not leave

Man City accepts record bid for Iheancho, striker says he will not leave

- Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho will leave Manchester City for West Ham in a record deal

- Pep Guardiola's side havbe reportedly accepted a £24m offer from the Hammers for the Nigerian star

- Iheanacho has reportedly denied reports of a move saying he will start next season at the Etihad stadium

Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho will become the mist expensive Nigerian ever when he competes a £24Million (N9.9bn) when he completes a move to West Ham.

Man City accepts record bid for Iheancho, striker says he will not leave

City have accepted a bid from West Ham for the striker

According to reports reaching NAIJ.com, the Nigerian will undergo a medical with the Hammers after City accepted a bid of £24m for his services.

The £24m fee will make Iheanacho the most expensive Nigerian player ever with his fee surpassing the 20 million pounds Chanchung Yatai paid Watford for Odion Ighalo.

According to reports, Pep Guardiola's side have the option of buying back the striker after two years for a fee.

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Last season, the 20 year old lost his spot at Manchester City following the January arrival of Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus.

A medical which will take place in France, where Iheacho is on duty with the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the games against Corsica and Togo.

However, Iheanacho has denied reports of a move to the Hammers or Everton who are also interested in his services.

Man City accepts record bid for Iheancho, striker says he will not leave

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“I'm not very aware of that,” the Nigerian is quoted by the Manchester Evening News.

“I just keep working with the team and I'm still at Manchester City so I'll meet up with the boys and kick off the season with Manchester City.

“I'm happy to stay at Manchester City and keep fighting to help them achieve what they want to achieve."

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The striker also said he would be happy with competition as City need a big squad to challenge for titles next season.

Meanwhile, you can see NAIJ.com's video of the Super Eagles training ahead of the World Cup qualifiers;

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