Jubilation at Leicester as injured Super Eagles star set for immediate return against Wolves

Jubilation at Leicester as injured Super Eagles star set for immediate return against Wolves

- Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy are set to return to Leicester City's line up against Wolves

- The duo had been kept out with respective injuries in the past few weeks for the Foxes

- Leicester have cemented their place on the Premier League table in third position after the 2-0 win over Fulham

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Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie could return to the squad when Leicester City take on Wolves in a Premier League clash at the weekend.

Ndidi was subbed off during the Foxes draw with Everton and has missed two league matches in the process.

On the other hand, Vardy has recovered from a hernia operation and has been sidelined for the last three fixtures.

Jubilation at Leicester as injured Super Eagles star set for immediate return against Wolves
Jubilation at Leicester as injured Ndidi and Vardy star set for immediate return against Wolves. Photo by Rui Vieira
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Leicester cemented their place in third position on the Premier League table following their 2-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.

And Rodgers revealed in his post-match conference that Ndidi and Vardy could return for the game at the Molineaux.

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers said in his post-match press conference that with a few more days training, they would be close to ready to feature against Wolves. Rogers said:

“We’re very hopeful they will be back.
“I spoke to the medical team today. They’ve been out running and with another few days training, we’re confident they will be involved.”

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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.

Legit.ng had earlier reported that 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.

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