Wilfed Ndidi: Chelsea target Nigerian star as possible replacement for Jorginho

Wilfed Ndidi: Chelsea target Nigerian star as possible replacement for Jorginho

- Wilfred Ndidi could be playing at the Stamford Bridge next season

- He has been identified as a perfect replacement for Jorginho who is linked with Juventus

- The 23-year-old Ndidi is valued at €40million by Leicester City

Reports have it that Chelsea are targeting Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi as a possible replacement for Jorginho, in case the Italian leaves the Stamford Bridge club.

Jorginho could be moving to Turin this summer as reports have it that Maurizio Sarri is in hot chase of the 28-year-old.

According to Mundodeportivo.com, Chelsea have identified Ndidi as a capable replacement for the Brazilian-born midfielder.

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Ndidi joined Leicester City from Belgian club Genk in January 2017 and is under contract with the Foxes until 2024.

Serie A champions Juventus have reportedly joined Manchester United and Arsenal in the fight for them to sign the 23-year-old who is valued at €40million by Leicester City.

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So far this season and even since the Nigerian joined Premier League side Leicester City, Ndidi has been one of the best midfielders in the English topflight.

And according to the report by Calciomercato, Juventus have also identified Wilfred Ndidi as the ideal man who will be of good help in their squad.

Maurizio Sarri must now be aware that he will have to face competition from Manchester United and Arsenal for the possibility of him to sign Wilfred Ndidi.

Manchester United manager Ole Solskjaer wants Ndidi in his midfield for superb combination between the Nigerian, Bruno Fernandes and Pogba should the Frenchman stays next season.

There have been speculation surrounding the future of Paul Pogba at Manchester United with reports linking him up already to Real Madrid and return to Juventus.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian football star Wilfred Ndidi has debunked rumours linking him away from Leicester City this summer.

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The 23-year-old defensive midfielder has been superb for the Foxes since he joined them from Belgian league side Genk in 2017.

His current deal expires in 2024 having recently penned a new deal with the King Power Stadium, and the Super Eagles star is keen staying at the club until the end of his contract.

Ndidi has scored two goals and one assist in 23 Premier League appearances as they continue to chase after Champions League spot this campaign.

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