Tottenham Hotspur monitoring Kelechi Iheanacho, according to report

Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho scores their first goal

Manchester City's Nigerian talent is also wanted by Barcelona.

Tottenham Hotspur are one of the two teams said to be monitoring Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho after the Nigerian was informed by manager Pep Guardiola he faces a struggle to play for his side.

Speaking to alllnigeriasoccer this week his former Nigerian youth coach Danladi Nasidi stated that two clubs have been alerted to his potential availability:

Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho shoots at goalManchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho shoots at goal

“I have been told two teams are interested in signing Kelechi now.

“He is doing fine in Man City, I want him to stay and grow with City before moving to another club.”

Now reports in Nigeria claim that those two teams are Spanish giants Barcelona and Premier League rivals Spurs.

Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho scores their first goalManchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho scores their first goal

Vanguard report that Spurs are monitoring his situation at the Etihad Stadium. City have Brazilian talent Gabriel Jesus arriving in the New Year and Iheanacho needs to adapt to Guardiola’s style of play to become a regular feature in the City line-up.

Tottenham on the other hand need another striker. Vincent Janssen is struggling to adapt to Premier League football leaving Harry Kane with little competition or back-up.

Tottenham's Vincent Janssen reacts after hitting the crossbarTottenham's Vincent Janssen reacts after hitting the crossbar

The Nigerian talent is clearly a top goalscorer and Spurs fans would be very excited if he was snapped up in January.

However, they will surely have to pay a large sum to convince a Premier League rival into selling to them this winter.

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