Opta Confirms Iheanacho Has Entered Premier League Record Book As Best Striker

Published on: 27 December 2016

Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho is now officially the striker with the best minutes per goal ratio in the history of the Premier League.

According to Opta, the 20 year old Nigerian who scored Manchester City’s second goal in their 3-0 thrashing of Hull City is has a goal ratio of one goal every 96 minutes.

So far he has scored 12 Premier League goals from just 19 shots on target, and this season alone he has been directly involved in seven goals this season.

His performances this season played a big part in winning him this latest honour as he has been directly involved in 7 goals from just 401 minutes of Premier League action this season.

He has found the back of the net four times, while on four other occasions he has assisted teammates to score.

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