Wilfred Ndidi Wins Leicester City Young Player Award [2018]

Wilfred Ndidi has emerged as the winner of the Leicester City Young Player Award.

It is the second time in a row that the midfielder wins this award having also done same in his maiden season with the Foxes after completing a switch from Belgian club, Genk.

Wilfred Ndidi was also nominated for the Players’ Player of the Season alongside Harry Maguire and James Vardy with Maguire winning the award.

For the Player of The Season award, which Ndidi was also nominated for, it was also won by Harry Maguire.

Wilfred Ndidi, 21, currently tops both his Club’s and the Premier League’s overall tackling charts, making a brilliant 138 interventions to date.

The Super Eagles midlfielder signed for Leicester City from Belgian outfit KRC Genk in January 2017 and has since established himself as a crucial member of the Foxes squad.

He is regarded as a dependable enforcer for the Foxes. He also plays the same role with the Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles, who are getting set for the World Cup.

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