13 November 2018

Nigeria: Ndidi Joins Hazard in Premier League Team of the Week

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Ndidi Wilfred.

Wilfred Ndidi has made it into the Premier League Team of the Week after shining in Leicester City's goalless draw against Burnley at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, November 10.

The Nigeria national-teamer was the only Foxes player selected in the top eleven outstanding players in each position by Whoscored.

Ndidi lined up with Chelsea dazzler Eden Hazard, Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) and Manolo Gabbiadini (Southampton) in a four-man midfield, with the Nigerian deployed as a central midfield.

The other central midfield spot was taken by Silva, Hazard played as a left midfielder while the Southampton man operated as a right midfielder.

Against the Clarets, Ndidi was the top interceptor with three and made two tackles over the course of ninety minutes.

The 21-year-old had a total of five shots with two on target which was a game-high, made two key passes and won an astonishing ten aerial duels, another game-high.

The former Racing Genk starlet was awarded a rating of 8 out of ten.

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