Kelechi Iheanacho won the award for best Premier League player of the month of March on Friday.
The Leicester City forward has been honored for scoring five goals in three appearances in the last month of competition. The Nigerian footballer notably distinguished himself with a hat-trick against Sheffield United (5-0, 28th day).
Author since the start of the 2020-2021 season of 12 goals in 28 matches in all competitions, for 6 goals in 16 league games, the 24-year-old has been preferred to Andreas Christensen (Chelsea), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Jesse Lingard (West Ham United), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City), Illan Meslier (Leeds United), Luke Shaw (Manchester United) and Leandro Trossard (Brighton and Hove Albion).
Kelechi Iheanacho succeeds Manchester City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gündogan, named best player in January and February.
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