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5 summer signings who are yet to justify their price tag

Conor O'Hara
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02 Dec 2017, 00:13 IST

#4 Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City)

Leicester City v Leeds United - Carabao Cup Fourth Round
Iheanacho's move to Leicester hasn't really worked out

After announcing himself to the world in some style at Manchester City, Iheanacho swapped the Etihad for the King Power in August for a fee in the region of £25 million. At the time, it seemed like a brilliant deal for the 21-year-old.

However, the Nigerian forward has struggled to hit the ground running. This may be because Iheanahco is having a tough time to adapt to the atmosphere of his new club.

At Manchester City, he was playing with world-class players, which allowed him to register the goals and assists he did. With the likes of David Silva, Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero on the pitch, the Nigerian forward was always likely to get on the score-sheet.

Big things were expected from the 2016 FIFA Golden Boy award nominee, but he is yet to deliver the goods for the Foxes. He has made nine Premier League appearances this campaign (seven from the bench) and has failed to register a single goal or assist.

We all know that if a player has a dry-spell, (especially at a new club) it can be even harder to re-find previous form. Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki have bagged 11 goals between them this term, making it even harder for Ihenahco to break into Leicester's starting XI.

However, he has showcased his talent on numerous occasions already so there's no doubt that it's just a matter of time for Iheanacho to make an impact.

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