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Iheanacho was like Zidane - Leicester City Legend

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho looked like Zinedine Zidane when he came on against Everton, according to ex-Foxes star Matt Piper.

Kelechi Iheanacho's match-winning goal was just reward for the striker's hard work in training after a long stint on the sideline

The Nigerian came off the bench to change the game as Leicester City beat Everton 2-1 on Sunday, the 23-year-old created one and scored his first Premier League goal in more than 14 months on what was his first league appearance of the season.

Piper told Love Sport Radio that Iheanacho lit up the King Power Stadium when he came on, grabbing the winner with seconds to go.

He said: "Ihenacho, he comes on, he’s been really struggling and he's even been getting booed by some of his own crowd, the Leicester fans, and it was such a brilliant finish, the way he took it.

"Because it was last second everyone went crazy but the actual technique and how he manufactured the chance for himself was absolutely awesome.

"He’s one of the only guys to fully celebrate twice [after the VAR decision].

"Have we signed Zidane? He came on and his touches suburb.

"He was doing touches, little flicks, that only confident players do. He came on and was worth that full £25m that we payed for him."

Leicester City will witness the most busiest of Premier League period this month as matches are expected to come tick and fast and Kelechi Iheanacho is also expected to have own share of the crack.

By Olamide Oyetunji

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