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What Rodgers said about Iheanacho after first Premier League hat-trick

Leicester City boss, Brendan Rodgers has praised Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho after his hat-trick against Sheffield United in the Premier League, AllBallerZone reports.

The Foxes won the game by five goals to nothing, boosting their chance of finishing in the top four of the Premier League.

Speaking to BBC Sport after the game, Rodgers said: “Kelechi Iheanacho is a great guy and when he has been asked to come in he has performed. Absolutely delighted for him to have got a hat-trick in the Premier League. It’s a great achievement and all were very good team goals.”

Iheanacho has been in great form recently, scoring five goals in his last three games for the 2016 Premier League champions.

Rodgers will need another great display from the Nigerian when Leicester face Manchester United in the FA Cup next weekend.

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