Nottingham Forest set to bid for Leicester City’s Iheanacho
• Dessers Reject Glasgow Rangers
Super Eagles’ striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, could move to Nottingham Forest if the team and Leicester City agree on a fee for the former Manchester City star.
According to owngoalnigeria.com, Nottingham Forest has already held preliminary talks with Iheanacho, with more talks planned for this week as the Reds step up their pursuit of the Nigerian international.
If the clubs agree on a fee, Iheanacho will join two other Nigerians, Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis, in the club which marginally escaped relegation to the English Championship last season.
Iheanacho, 26, who joined Leicester City from Manchester City in 2017 on a £25 million fee, has scored 55 goals in 206 total appearances for the club.
Meanwhile, Cremonese striker, Cyriel Dessers, has turned down opportunity to play for Scottish Premier League side, Glasgow Rangers, opting to remain in the Serie A.
The Super Eagles striker was tipped to replace the departing Alfredo Morelos, with Coach Michael Beale keen to fortify his team ahead of the expected tough opposition by Celtic next season.
According to reports in Italy, Dessers has opted to remain in Serie A if he doesn’t get good offers from England, Spain, Germany or France.
Calciomercato reports that the 28-year-old Dessers ‘prefers’ to stay in the country amid interest from clubs such as Torino. Dessers ended the season with six goals and two assists in 36 appearances.
Rangers has been a good hunting ground for Nigerian players in recent years, with Joe Aribo and Calvin Bassey among their prominent stars when they reached the Europa League final a couple of years ago.
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