Two Foxes players feature in WhoScored’s Premier League Team of the Month. Why have Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi been so good?
Iheanacho was always a cult hero on Filbert Way: some fans obviously ironically cheered him on, which isn’t particularly funny; I’m talking about a trier who can’t hide his feelings, endearingly wearing his emotions on his sleeve.
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And that last point is why, as soon as the former Manchester City man stunningly showed what he can do on a regular basis, Iheanacho became a King Power king – a fan favourite. He was massively deserving of his Premier League Player of the Month and Goal of the Month nominations from the division.
Now the striker, along with Nigerian team-mate Ndidi, have been honoured by a notable outlet involved in statistical appraisal.
WhoScored named the Nigeria duo – both have been on international duty for African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho during this past week – in their Team of the Month for March. Even though there were less fixtures, says the website, there was still plenty of action to assess the EPL stars from.
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