Friday, January 27, 2023


Cable Ads

Ndidi out for rest of EPL season with knee injury

Ndidi out for rest of EPL season with knee injury
March 31
19:01 2022

Leicester City have confirmed that Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, will be out for the remainder of the English Premier League (EPL) season due to a knee injury.

Brendan Rodgers, Leicester City’s manager, disclosed the nature of the Nigerian international’s injury in a chat with the club’s media on Thursday.

The gaffer described the injury as “nasty”, adding that the 25-year-old Nigerian “had to have surgery and he’ll recover now until June.”

“Wilfred Ndidi, unfortunately, will be out for the season, it’s a shame for us, but he’ll get ready for next season. It’s unfortunate. He’s been a brilliant player for me in my time here. He picked up a nasty injury that he’s had to have surgery on, and he’ll recover now until June,” Rodgers said.


Ndidi was injured during Leicester City‘s 2-1 second-leg defeat by Rennes in the Europa Conference League earlier this month.

The defensive midfielder limped off after a clumsy tackle by Rennes’ Gaetan Laborde in the 60th minute.

The injury ruled him out of the Super Eagles World Cup qualification play-off against Ghana, where the team’s hope of being at Qatar 2022 was dashed.


Ndidi has made 31 appearances in all competitions for Leicester this season, scoring two goals.


No Comments Yet!

There are no comments at the moment, do you want to add one?

Write a comment

Write a Comment