- Wilfred Ndidi has been ranked the eighth-best player in the Premier League
- The Nigerian international has been in fine form for the past two seasons
- Ndidi has been linked with several top clubs in England
Wilfred Ndidi is the eighth highest rated player in the Premier League for the 2019-20 season, according to WhoScored.
Players were selected in all teams and the positions they play and the Leicester City midfielder was selected among the best.
The 23-year-old has been the best tackler in the English topflight division in the past two seasons and that has linked him several top teams in England.
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Ndidi is in his third season at the King Power Stadium to replace French ace N'Golo Kante who was part of history with the Foxes.
Meanwhile, Ndidi has showered praises on his manager Brendan Rodgers who he admitted has been responsible for his growth in statistics.
“When Brendan came, I saw myself growing and understanding where I can actually grow to.
“It’s hard to explain. For me, I could see a path, I could see things differently. Growing in Leicester, I’m trying to understand the game, and now, I can understand it in different directions.
“He’s given me a wider view of where this is supposed to go to make me even better. The statistics are okay, but I can be better than that – that’s the way I can explain it,” reported by Complete Sports.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Taiwo Awoniyi was taken off with a stretcher to the hospital during Mainz Bundesliga 1-0 defeat to Augsburg.
The on loan Liverpool striker was involved in a clash of heads with a German-born of Nigerian descent Felix Uduokhai.
The collision with the defender ended in a nasty fall for Awoniyi who was immediately attended to by medical staff on ground.
Legit.ng also reported that Chidozie Awaziem committed a defensive blunder in Leganes' 2-1 defeat to Real Valladolid at the restart of their La Liga campaign.
After just two minutes in the match, the Super Eagles defender and goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar had a misunderstanding which led to Enes Unal finding the back of the net for Valladolid.
Awaziem's intended back pass to Cuellar was misjudged as Unal took advantage of the error and slammed the ball into an empty net.
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