Iheanacho hoping for Euro action

Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho says he is ready to play in the UEFA Champions League if given the opportunity to represent Manchester City.

Iheanacho was originally excluded from City's Champions League squad, but an injury to Sami Nasri has potentially opened the door for his inclusion after he netted four goals so far in his debut season.

"Football is just the same. It's a big tournament and I haven't played in it before, so you just have to do your best and keep doing what you are doing," Iheanacho told Complete Sports Nigeria.

"It's the same players I train with, so it's not going to be easy but I really have to help my team if I'm in."

The 19-year-old has made a significant contribution in his first six months in the Premier League, and says he is enjoying playing alongside some of the world's best talent.

"Everyone has been great to me. Yaya [Toure] and everyone. They talk to me every time in the dressing room and on the field of play, they speak to me very well," the teenager added.

"The facilities here, everything is great. The pitch, the environment. Great people as well are working here. It's a very great place to train and to play. I love staying here.

"I feel great training with Sergio [Aguero]. He's a great player. Good technique. Good finish. Good position. Good runs off the defender off the ball.

"He's very intelligent, a good striker, a great finisher. I'm happy training with him and playing alongside him."

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