Ndidi, most important player at Leicester, says Arsenal legend

Arsenal legend Paul Merson has hailed Wilfred Ndidi, saying the Nigeria international is the most important player in the entire Leicester City squad. The Super Eagles midfielder is one of the first names on manager Brendan Rodgers’ team sheet, going the distance in all but one of the matches played by the Foxes in the Premier League – the trip to Sheffield United he missed due to a hamstring problem. The likes of Jamie Vardy, James Maddison, Caglar Soyuncu and Youri Tielemans have received praises for their performances this term…

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Arsenal may offer £50m plus Xhaka For Ndidi

Arsenal may rekindle their interest in Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi when the transfer window opens next summer. Ndidi’s stock has continued to rise and Leicester City might lose their prized asset if Arsenal make their ambition concrete next July. Ndidi, who had 8.46 whoscored.com rating in the 9-0 thuimping of Southampton on Friday night, has been a mainstay in Brendan Rogers’ team this season totaling 10 appearances for Leicester City scoring two goals in the process. He has been linked with so many clubs but Arsenal are reportedly planning…

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Ndidi: My parents proud of my decision to return to school

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has said his determination to expand his scope of knowledge inspired him to acquire university education to the excitement of his parents. The Nigeria international who is currently studying business and management at the De Montfort University said he was unable to continue his education while in the country even though he had strong desire to do so. The former Genk player, who is aiming to build a football resort in Nigeria, disclosed his parents were happy with his decision to acquire academy skills. “They…

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Fresh transfer speculations around Ndidi

  Wilfred Ndidi’s man of the match performance against Burundi on Saturday has sent fresh summer transfer speculation swirling round the Leicester player. The close-marking midfielder had all along been touted as a suitable entry into the mainframe at Arsenal of England, where the position of a holding midfielder appears to be available, but Leicester insist the former Racing Genk of Belgium star is not for sale. However, The Foxes may now have a very steep battle on their hands, following a sterling role by Ndidi in Nigeria’s 1-0 victory…

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Musa, Shehu to join team after Sallah: Ndidi, Omeruo hit Eagles’ camp

  Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Leganes of Spain defender Kenneth Omeruo have joined their Super Eagles teammates at their Asaba campin, Delta State ahead of their friendly match against Zimbabwe slated for Saturday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium. Officials announced on the team’s official twitter handle that the two players arrived at the camp Monday morning bringing the number 20 as at press time. Captain Mikel Obi, Leon Balogun, Moses Simon and Jamilu Collins were among the early birds but Abdullahi Shehu, William Troost-Ekong, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo…

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Ndidi ties knot with longtime girlfriend

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi on Wednesday tied the knot in a traditional wedding ceremony with his longtime girlfriend, Fortune. Ndidi and Fortune, a medical student, have known each other since they were teenagers and have been dating for a couple of years. Yesterday in Abuja, the couple wedded in a traditional ceremony that was attended by a host of Ndidi’s friends. Ndidi club and country teammate Kelechi Iheanacho was at the wedding ceremony. Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo was also in attendance. The white wedding of Ndidi and Fortune…

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‘Ndidi, perfect fit for Man United , Tottenham’

Former Tottenham Hotspur star, now pundit Jermaine Jenas has identified Leicester and Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, as one of the players who can fit into the biggest teams in the premier league. Jenas believes that Leicester City will struggle to retain the services of the former Genk midfielder following his impressive season with the Foxes that saw being listed in the premier league young team of the season. “I can see Leicester getting attacked at some point this year. Ndidi has had a good season. In line with Doucoure…

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EPL Young Player of the Year award: Ndidi rated higher than Rashford, Silva

  Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has continued to enjoy rave review in the English Premier League as he was rated higher than illustrious Marcus Rashford of Manchester United and Manchester City’s Bernando Silva in the shortlist of EPL’s Young Player of the Year award. Another player of Nigerian decent Phillip Billing was also backed to be nominated for the award following his impressive display for Huddersfield. While the Nigeria Ndidi is number six on the list with a rating of 7.15, Denmark U-21 star Billing has a 7.19 rating…

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Ndidi savours big win against Man City

Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has hailed his team’s resilience as they can from behind to stun defending champions Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Boxing Day, AOIFootball.com reports. Having picked up a surprise win last Saturday away at Chelsea, Leicester City were poised for yet another major upset going into the match. Manchester City, however, took the lead after 14 minutes through Bernardo Silva, but just like it was seven days ago in the Carabao Cup, the Foxes drew level five minutes later through Marc Albrighton who…

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Ndidi hails Leicester’s win over Chelsea

Wilfred Ndidi has praised Leicester City after upsetting Chelsea in Saturday’s Premier League encounter. Jamie Vardy’s 51st-minute effort helped Claude Puel’s men end a four-game winless run. The victory saw the King Power Stadium outfit climb to the ninth spot in the league log after garnering 25 points from 18 games. The 22-year-old who featured for the entire duration of the game played a key role in the encounter, making two tackles to ensure they keep a clean sheet and run out victors. After the impressive performance that saw them…

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