BUNDESLIGA side Hoffenheim is in hotpursuitofSuperEagles and Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho. Julian Nagelsmann. Gabriel Jesus andSergio The young Nigerian, sparingly used by coach Pep Guardiola, is currently courting intresrests from European clubs and may likely leave The Etihad when the transfer window opens in the Summer.
Iheancho is expected to slip down the pecking order this summer as City look to add another striker with the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Kylian Mbappe and Pierre Emerick Aubamey- ang on their list.
However, City are reluctant to agree a permanent sale for Iheanacho but he is eager to play more games so they will consider a possible loan deal. Hoffenheim are pushing for Champions League qualification in the Bundesliga and have impressed under 29-year-old coach julian Nagelsmann. Gabriel Jesus and Sergio
Aguero are ahead of the Nigerian in terms of first choice selections Hoffenheim won’t be his only suitors with plenty ofimnterest in England and abroad. Bayer Leverkusen are also keen. Iheanacho has scored seven goals in 25 appearances this season.
Meanwhile, Eagles latest invi- tee Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee has extended his deal with German side Hannover 96 till the summer of 2021 despite reported interest from Bundesliga seasoned cam- paigners Schalke 04.
Hannover 96 are close to securing promotion to the Bundesliga with their 1-0 win over rivals Eintracht Braunschweig taking them to the top of the Bundesliga 2 table ahead of Stuttgart, who have played one game less as the race for promotion to the Bundes- liga hots up.