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Iheanacho battles Vardy & Perez for Leicester City Goal of the Month award

Kelechi Iheanacho’s goal against Millwall has been nominated for the Leicester City Goal of the Month award for September.

The 25-year-old’s effort in the Carabao Cup third round fixture against the Lions made the six-goal shortlist that boasts two strikes from Jammie Vardy.

Having been denied by George Long earlier, the Nigeria international belted an unstoppable finish into the roof of the Millwall goalkeeper with two minutes of normal time left to seal a 2-0 triumph.

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To claim this individual accolade, he faces a stiff challenge from Ayoze Perez, Harvey Barnes and U23 star Tawanda Maswanhise.