Iheanacho scores as Leicester played 1-1 with Valencia in pre-season friendly

Iheanacho scores as Leicester played 1-1 with Valencia in pre-season friendly

- Iheanacho nets in Leicester's 1-1 draw with Valencia in a pre-season match

- The Nigerian international scored the opening goal in the 11th minute

- It was not long as Daniel Parejo equalized for the visitors to end in a stalemate

English Premier League club Leicester City were held to a 1-1 draw by La Liga side Valencia on Wednesday evening, August 1.

Kelechi Iheanacho put the Foxes ahead but they were pegged back through a goal from former Queens Park Rangers loanee Daniel Parejo in the first-half.

The contest was not interesting in the second-half after a series of changes were made by both sides.

The performance of James Maddison, who arrived from Norwich for £24million earlier this summer was something to write home about.

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Maddison picked up the ball on the edge of the box after a lovely pass by Wilfried Ndidi as the 21-year-old jinked around Valencia's defenders before trying to flick it over his own head.

A firm tackle saw him lose possession, but it dropped to Iheanacho, who fired it past Jaume Domenech in the Valencia goal with his left-foot.

It was just one moment of many in which the Nigeria international and his new team-mate combined well for Leicester.

Parejo did not take long to provide a response for the visitors as the Spaniard equalised in the 18th minute of the game.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Leicester City are set to double Harry Maguire's wages to £95,000 a week as compensation for blocking his move to Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign the center-back but the King Power chiefs are holding out for at least £60m.

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Source: Naija.ng

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