Meet The Young Nigerian EPL Footballer Named The Deadliest Striker

Kelechi Iheanacho
Kelechi Iheanacho picked up another award at Manchester City’s Alternative End of Season Awards on Thursday.

The 19-year-old clocked up 752 minutes of game time in the Premier League, scoring a goal every 93.88 minutes, making him the deadliest striker in the English topflight, ahead of teammate, Sergio Aguero.

Having won the Best Fluke Goal, Best Disallowed Goal and Best First Touch awards on Wednesday, Iheanacho added the Stat of the Season to his collection on the back of having the best goals-to-minute ratio in the Premier League.
The Nigeria international finished the season with 14 goals across all competitions, including a hat-trick against Aston Villa.

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Goals to minute ratio

Iheanacho – 93.88

Aguero – 98.88

Sturridge – 122.38

Vardy – 130.79



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