- Wilfred Ndidi has been instrumental to Leicester City’s huge performance so far this season
- Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze has heaped praises on his teammate in the national team
- Chukwueze stated that Ndidi is the best defensive midfielder in Europe at the moment while also praising Iheanacho
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has heaped praises on teammate Wilfred Ndid saying the Leicester City star is one of the best defensive midfielders in Europe.
Chukwueze further described the Leicester City duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho as top players and believes they are among the best in the world at the moment.
Both Nigerian players are crucial to the Foxes' spectacular performance in the Premier League this season as they also helped the King Power Stadium team to their first FA Cup final since 1969.
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They remain on course to finishing in top-four position this season as they hope to feature in the Champions league next season. Chukwueze told Live Score via Brila.net
“They have been amazing for a number of months now. You have seen Iheanacho scoring two goals, hat-tricks, and is the most important goal scorer in the team at the moment.
“In my opinion, Ndidi is one of the best defensive midfielders in Europe and is so important to the Leicester team.
“I think they have both been really amazing and important!”
Meanwhile, Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi has stated that he does not fancy being compared with any other player, adding that comparing him with N’Golo Kante used to irritate him.
The Nigerian international joined the Foxes in 2017 and has become one of the leading players in the Premier League as well as one of the best defensive midfielders in Europe.
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Following Leicester City’s league glory in the 2015/2016 season and the arrival of Ndidi a year later, fans have continued to compare him with Kante.
In his reaction, Ndidi stated that although he understands the plight of fans, he used to feel irritated with such comparisons.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Ikeanacho has disclosed that ‘soap’ is no longer his secret to his sublime goal scoring form, claiming he now uses 'shower gel'.
‘Cut soap’ had been a recent trend which is synonymous with the Super Eagles striker and his teammate Wilfred Ndidi who both play for the Foxes. It means to reveal the secret of success.
Ndidi and Iheanacho were captured around the King Power Stadium– with the midfielder reminding the striker he is yet to share the secret of his recent success.
“I don change, I no dey use soap again, na shower gel I dey use,” Kelechi replied meaning: “I stopped using soap. I now use shower gel.”