Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has insisted that Kelechi Iheanacho stays in his plans, forward to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations and 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Iheanacho was dropped from Nigeria’s squad to the 2019 AFCON, after Rohr publicly questioned his professionalism.
The Leicester City ahead has since bounced again and scored 3 times in his last two pre-season games for the Foxes.
Rohr believes that Iheanacho may make a return to the Eagles team.
“Work has already began and I do know that this participant Kelechi Iheanacho can nonetheless do an excellent job for us.
“Kelechi can also score goals and I feel that his omission from the AFCON can be an enormous motivation for him.
“I used to be speaking with him all through the AFCON as a result of he’s nonetheless a congruent a part of our group and I do know he desires to work more durable now as a result of he has understood the skilled methods of doing issues.
“I do know that Kelechi might be an fascinating participant for the Super Eagles,” the German informed SportingLife.