Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bony Praises 'Little brother'Iheanacho

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bony Praises 'Little brother'Iheanacho

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WILFRIED Bony has revealed how he has taken his little 'brother' Kelechi Iheanacho under his wing at City.

And when the exciting 19-year-old scored the vital second goal in the League Cup quarter-final win over Hull, he was almost as happy as his team-mate.

But Bony has urged Kelechi to avoid cutting corners in his push for regular first-team football.

"I see him as my brother, because he has come from Africa, like me, so I give him lots of advice on how to handle pressure," said Bony, who scored the opening goal as the Blues booked a place in the last four.

"We have things in common, so I talk to him a lot - he sits close to me so I see him every day. It's good for me to push him to do it the right way.

"And he is a striker, so it's always good when he scores. …

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