Wilfred Ndidi ranked 11th in top midfielders in Europe despite remarkable season

Wilfred Ndidi ranked 11th in top midfielders in Europe despite remarkable season

- Wilfred Ndidi is the 11th best defensive midfielders in the world according to 90min

- The likes of Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid was ranked inside the top ten places

- Ndidi has been in consistent form for Leicester City in the past three seasons since his 2017 move from Genk

Wilfred Ndidi's performance for Leicester City this season has been looked away by a recent ranking to top midfielders in the world listed by 90min.

The Nigerian international is currently in his third season at the King Power Stadium and has stamped his authority as one of the best tacklers in Europe.

The 23-year-old has been named the best back-to-back best tackler in the English topflight division and this season is not any different.

But the recent rankings saw Chelsea's N'Golo Kante, Real Madrid's Casemiro and Liverpool's Fabinho occupy the top three spots.

While Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich and Inter Milan's Marcelo Brozovic complete the top five.

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Fernandinho and Sergio Busquets of Man City and Barcelona are in sixth and seventh places respectively.

Others are Atletico Madrid's Thomas Partey, Paris Saint-Germain's Marquinhos, Frenkie De Jong of Barcelona make the top ten. Ndidi is ranked 11th.

Below is a full list of the rankings shortlisted by 90min:

1. N’Golo Kante (Chelsea)

2. Casemiro (Real Madrid)

3. Fabinho (Liverpool)

4. Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich)

5. Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan)

6. Fernandinho (Man City)

7. Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)

8. Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid)

9. Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain)

10 Frenkie De Jong (Barcelona)

11. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Didier Drogba has thrown his weight behind John Mikel Obi after quitting Turkish Super Lig side Trabzonspor due to Coronavirus crisis, cited on Instagram.

The former Nigerian international parted ways with the club after he refused to honour a home league match at the weekend because of the spread of the deadly virus.

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It is understood that the ex-Chelsea midfielder slammed the board for going ahead with the match and both parties agreed to terminate their dealings with each other.

Legit.ng also reported that Wilfred Ndidi over the years has built his reputation with Leicester City and has become one of the key players of the club.

A video clip surfaced online with a two-year-old toddler wearing a Leicester shirt, running around the house in diapers chanting Ndidi's name.

The Nigerian midfielder has been one of the best tacklers in the English top-flight division in the last two terms.

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