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Troubles As Iheanacho Drags Man City To Court


Manchester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, is suing two lawyers from the Manchester area, over image rights.

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The Super Eagles star claims he was lured into signing over rights to his name by Robert Zanicky of Drums and Raymond Hassay of Exeter.

Iheanacho claimed he signed contract with these guys when he was 16 and 18 without knowing they are banned guys.

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The agreement prohibited Iheanacho from signing with another agency for the use of his image or likeness. Images licensed saw First Eleven earn 20% of the gross revenue.

Iheanacho is now claiming that he was not aware Zanicky was suspended from the practice of law, when they first met, after he pleaded guilty to two counts of corruption of minors.

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According to Times Leader records, Zanicky was charged in 2011 with corrupting the morals of two girls, who were 16 and 17 at the time.

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