Greek Super League champions PAOK Salonica have expressed a keen interest in signing Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho. As Iheanacho prepares to leave Leicester City on a free transfer upon the expiration of his contract next month, the 27-year-old has become an attractive target for various clubs.

Iheanacho’s potential availability has sparked interest from several Turkish and Premier League teams. However, PAOK is reportedly desperate to secure the Nigerian striker’s services, according to sources from Greece.

During the 2023/24 season, Iheanacho made 23 league appearances for Leicester City, scoring five goals and providing one assist. His consistent performance, even in a challenging season for the Foxes, has kept him on the radar of numerous clubs looking to bolster their attacking options.


PAOK Salonica, who currently have Nigerian defender William Troost-Ekong in their squad, see Iheanacho as a valuable addition to their forward line. The Greek champions are eager to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season and view the acquisition of Iheanacho as a strategic move.

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The transfer market buzz suggests that PAOK is prepared to compete with other interested parties to bring Iheanacho to Greece. The club’s management believes that the experience and skillset of the Nigerian international will significantly enhance their attacking prowess.

Iheanacho’s imminent departure from Leicester City marks the end of a chapter in his career, and the striker is now considering his next move. The interest from PAOK Salonica presents an exciting opportunity for Iheanacho to continue his professional journey in a new league.

As the transfer window approaches, PAOK fans eagerly await developments, hopeful that Iheanacho will don the black and white jersey of the Greek champions and contribute to their quest for continued success.