By Babalola Seyi
Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho has been nominated for Premier League Player of the Month award for March.
Iheanacho scored five goals in three league appearances for the Foxes during the month.
The 24-year-old was on target in Leicester City’s 1-1 draw against Burnley at the Turf Moor and scored the equalising goal in the 2-1 away win at Brighton & Hove Albion.
The striker scored his first Premier League hat-trick as Leicester thrashed Sheffield United 5-0 at the King Power Stadium on Sunday, March 14.
He has registered six goals in 16 league appearances for Brendan Rodgers’ side this season.
Harry Kane, Riyad Mahrez, Luke Shaw and Jesse Lingard are also in the running for the award.
Other players nominated are; Andreas Christensen, Leandro Trossard and Illan Meslier.
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