Huge blow as Super Eagles star suffers another injury, substituted in Premier League game

Huge blow as Super Eagles star suffers another injury, substituted in Premier League game

- Wilfred Ndidi is set to spend a few weeks on the sidelines after sustaining an injury

- The Nigerian international was substituted in the 42nd minute for Papy Mendy

- Brendan Rodgers has given an update on Ndidi's injury immediately after the game

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Wilfred Ndidi was substituted during Leicester City's 1-1 draw with Everton at Goodison Park in a mid-week Premier League fixture, Goal.

The defensive midfielder was struggling with the game after getting a knock and was replaced by Papy Mendy.

Ndidi went under the knife in the early parts of the season and missed 12 weeks of action before returning back into the team in November.

Huge blow as Super Eagles star suffers another injury, substituted in Premier League game
Wilfred Ndidi star suffers another injury, substituted in Premier League game. Photo by Plumb Images
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The 24-year-old played his 11th league game of the season but he is set to undergo a scan to know the extent of the damage.

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Reports coming from the Foxes boss Brendan Rogers the injury is not much to worry about

"Wilfred Ndidi felt a tightness in his hamstring but doesn't think it's more serious than that, while Jonny Evans left the pitch with blurred vision in one eye. We think he'll be ok"

Leicester went behind on the half-hour mark as James Rodriguez's right-foot shot beat Jordan Pickford in goal.

Youri Tielemans brought the Foxes back on level terms in the 61st minute to earn a draw against the Merseyside club.

Alex Iwobi saw ten minutes of action while Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute by Rodgers.

Leicester are third on the log behind Man United who lost to Sheffield United at Old Trafford and trailing new league leaders Man City by two points.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigeria and Leicester City defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has recounted how he hawked sachet water among several things to help his mum while growing up.

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But none of the things he sold gave him fame more than groundnut and that was where he got the nickname 'groundnut boy'.

All those are in the past now as the Super Eagles superstar is living out his dream while playing for a Premier League club in the UK.

The 24-year-old have been voted best tackler in the EPL twice while his impacts were felt by the Foxes when he was ruled out due to injury earlier this season.

Source: Legit

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