His role on the bench comes despite scoring 19 goals last season to end Jamie Vardy’s five-year streak as the club’s top scorer and help them finish as surprise FA Cup winners.
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The visitors, under new manager Bruno Lage, dominated the second half but could not match the exquisite finish by Vardy four minutes before half-time.
The Europa League and FA Cup will be exclusive to SuperSport, adding to the best football viewing experience across the continent.
The FA Cup holders will confirm plans next month ahead of a public consultation with the Foxes aiming to add an additional 8,000 seats to take the capacity to 40,000.
The World Cup-winner teased the Milan switch on Friday by revealing he would be embarking on “a new journey with a light and happy heart”.
Both players made major contributions in Leicester City’s cup run, culminating in the triumphant scenes at Wembley after they edged Chelsea 1-0 to claim a first ever FA Cup title for the club and the duo themselves.
Two Nigerians: Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi, both starred in the gruelling match their club won
The match will air live and in HD on StarTimes’ World Football channel, which is on its basic bouquet at N160 per day (antenna users) or smart bouquet at N200 (dish users).
The Foxes will be taking part in their fifth final as they search for their maiden FA Cup crown, while today’s game represents Chelsea’s 15th appearance in the showpiece event as they seek a ninth triumph.
This match will air live on SuperSport Football (GOtv Channel 31) from 5:15pm.
The match will air live and in HD on StarTimes’ World Football channel.
Brendan Rodgers’ side will face Chelsea on May 15 at Wembley after deservedly beating below-par Southampton in Sunday’s semi-final.
The biggest crowd for a football match in England for 13 months was made up of key workers and local residents as part of a test event for the return of fans in bigger numbers in the coming weeks.
Iheanacho has 14 goals in 30 appearances for the Foxes this season, having netted 10 last term and just two in 2018-19.
Both clubs booked their spots in the semi-finals of the Champions League in midweek, as Thomas Tuchel’s men overcame Porto 2-1 on aggregate while Pep Guardiola’s quarter-final hoodoo ended with a dominant 4-2 success over two legs against Borussia Dortmund.
The striker went 12 months without scoring but is now looking to fire the Foxes to the FA Cup final.
The England captain’s latest injury comes ahead of Tottenham playing Manchester City in the English League Cup final on April 25, the only shot at a trophy this season for Jose Mourinho’s team
Officials say they are confident that the club will return to profitability next year and say their business “remains fundamentally strong”.
The plan is to enable the safe return of mass gatherings and indoor events as lockdown restrictions ease in England.
The Nigerian striker opened the scoring for the hosts midway through the first half, as he netted his sixth goal in his last four matches with the simplest of finishes.