Nigeria: Transfer News... Ndidi Seals New Six-Year Deal At Leicester

Wilfred Ndidi.
20 August 2018

Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi has inked a new long-term contract with Premier League side Leicester City, the official website of the Foxes informed on Sunday evening.

The defensive midfielder is now contracted to the former Premier League champs until the end of the 2023-24 season, having put pen to paper on a six-year contract.

The 21-year-old Ndidi has been at the King Power Stadium outfit for 19 months following his transfer from Racing Genk in Belgium and has made 63 appearances in all competitions, scoring four goals (five assists).

Upon signing the new deal, Ndidi said : "I'm very happy to sign this contract with Leicester City. I have enjoyed every moment of my time with the football club, so I'm thrilled to be here for six more years.

"Together with my team-mates and our wonderful supporters, I hope we can look forward to many more fantastic moments."

Ndidi has gone the distance for Leicester City in their first two games of the new season, against Manchester United and Wolves.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: This Day

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.