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Iheanacho: I’m ready to fill Aguero’s shoes against Man Utd



Super Eagles and Manchester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed confidence to step up and replace Sergio Aguero in this weekend’s Manchester derby at Old Trafford.
Aguero has been hit with a three-game suspension for an attempted elbow on West Ham defender Winston Reid and will miss City’s trip to United on Saturday.
Iheanacho, 19, says Aguero’s absence leaves a big hole in the side – but insists he can fill the void if Pep Guardiola selects him.
“Sergio’s suspension is a big loss but we have a lot of big players to turn to,” he told The Sun. “If I get picked I’m going to do my job.
“Games like this mean a lot and it doesn’t come bigger than a derby.”
He says Guardiola is one of the finest coaches in the game and feels confident City can achieve their lofty ambitions with him at the helm.
“He’s a winner and I believe he will bring success to the club,” he said.
“His arrival has changed the mentality of everyone because you are starting from scratch.
“It’s been very good for me. He’s one of the best managers in the world and I am learning a lot from him.”
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