Guardiola drops Iheanacho from Man City Champions League squad

Guardiola drops Iheanacho from Man City Champions League squad

- Kelechi Iheanacho has been dropped from Manchester City's Champions League squad

- The Nigerian youngster has however been added to the B-list and can still play some matches

- New signing Jesus Gabriel takes the spot of the former Golden Eaglet attacker

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has dropped Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho from his side's A-list Champions League squad.

The coach has however added the 20-year-old to the Citizens B-list of the UEFA Champions League, and could still feature in the competition.

Guardiola drops Iheanacho from Man City Champions League squad

Iheanacho and Guardiola

Iheanacho was not listed by Manchester City in the team’s 21-man squad for the UEFA Champions League which was released on Thursday.

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Registering Iheanacho as a B-List player by Pep Guardola creates an extra A-List spot, which has been taken up by new signing Jesus Gabriel.

The Nigeria youngster is eligible to play in all Champions League matches as a B-list player.

The B-list is made of players who have been part of a club for at least two years and are born in 1995 or later, basically the Academy kids.

Tosin Adarabioyo, who was part of a few group stage games being on the B-list was also added to the secondary list.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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