Iheanacho's juju powers behind Gabriel Jesus' injury?

Some Nigerians took to twitter to joke about their national star being supernaturally responsible for the injury to City's new signing.


The 19-year-old Brazilian suffered a fractured metatarsal on Monday and was substituted in the 15th minute of City's 2-0 win over Bournemouth.

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Jesus, who arrived during the January transfer window in a high profile £27 million move from Palmeiras, has since kept the Iheanacho on the bench, as Pep Guardiola has preferred him in his starting lineup.

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The new signing's three goals in his four games so far has led many to suggest that Iheanacho may have lost his starting berth on a permanent basis.

But the Nigerian, 20, who has scored four times in 14 league games this season, seems set to make a return in the wake of Jesus' injury.

And some his compatriots have joked that he may have had something to do with his sudden turn of fortunes.

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