Kelechi Iheanacho could face up to two years in US prison

Kelechi Iheanacho could face up to two years in US prison

- Kelechi Iheanacho set to face up to two years in jail after denying knowing agent Henry Galeano

- Some allegations were made against the Super Eagles star that he may have misled a court in Pennsylvania

- If Iheanacho is found guilty of knowingly misleading the court, he could face up to two years in prison

Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho is reportedly facing trouble in the US after some allegations were made against him that he may have misled a court in Pennsylvania.

NAIJ.com gathered that the 20-year-old is involved in legal battles with his former management outfit, American-based First Eleven Management, after he pulled out of his contract with them in 2015.

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The Manchester City striker then went on to sign a contract with a new representative, Stellar, who look after Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale.

Kelechi Iheanacho could face up to two years in US prison

Kelechi Iheanacho, centre, with Henry Galeano, left, and Robert Zanicky, right. (photo: Sun UK).

According to the UK Sun, Iheanacho filed pleadings that denied he knew or spent time with Henry Galeano, who claimed separately he was his former agent.

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The Nigerian international who is on the verge of joining Leicester City claimed he believed that Galeano was an assumed identity of First Eleven Management co-owner Robert Zanicky.

Sources revealed that Galeano was the company’s registered Fifa-licensed agent.

Kelechi Iheanacho could face up to two years in US prison

Kelechi Iheanacho pictured with Galeano.

Iheanacho will have some explanations to do as he and Galeano were spotted on different occassions and he denied knowing him or spending time with him to the court in Pennsylvania.

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The court claimed the Nigerian international spent 'hundred of hours' with the Fifa-licensed agent.

According to the law in Pennsylvania, if Iheanacho is found guilty of knowingly misleading the court, he could be charged with unsworn falsification — which carries a penalty of up to two years in prison.

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Source: Naija.ng

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