Nigerian forward, Kelechi Iheanacho has described Leicester City’s pre-season friendly against Serie A side, Udinese as a huge test ongoing ahead the new English football campaign.
Leicester will be having difficult Premier League opening fixture with Manchester United at Old Trafford.
The game against Udinese which comes up today (Saturday) in Austria, is Leicester’s third pre-season game following a 4-1 win against Notts County and a 0-0 draw with Akhisarspor.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup star, in a chat with Leicester City TV, said they are eager for the clash against the Italian side.
“Yeah, they are a good side. I haven’t watched them that much but they will be a good side. I think it will be a really good test for the team and the boys. Everyone is raring to go and ready.
“I think we all need to keep working hard for the team and listen to the coaches to take information going forward and work as team we’ll get there.”
And on the importance of him getting game-time in the encounter, the former Manchester City player said:”I think it’ll be good for me and for everyone. Everyone needs a game and everyone needs to play, it’ll be good for me to get a few minutes of game tune and to see the level of fitness we’re at. We’ll move on from there.”