Wilfred Ndidi Wins Leicester City’s Young Player Of The Year Award


Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has been voted as Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year. At an award ceremony held on Monday night, the 20-year-old only joined the Foxes in January from Genk beat other contemporaries to emerge the top gun in the category.

Wilfred Ndidi joined Leicester City from Genk in a deal worth £18 million. He has made 15 appearances in the Premier League, scoring two wonderful goals.

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Speaking with Leicester City TV after receiving his laurel, Ndidi suggested that his other teammates were also deserving of the award bestowed on him.

“It’s so great to be rated alongside Demarai Gray and Chiwell, I believe if they had enough chances to play probably they would have won the award.”

Also at the awards, Leicester City honoured its goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel with the two biggest awards.

Wilfred Ndidi

The Dane, who has been linked with a host of top clubs after a stellar season, picked up Players’ Player of the Year and the Player of the Year to underline his importance to the club.

On his part, Danny Drinkwater scooped the Goal of the Season award for his strike against Liverpool.

Meanwhile, as the current season is coming to an end, reports have it that Manchester City is preparing to bid farewell to their Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho in the summer transfer window.

Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund were among the teams in Germany exploring ways to sign the Taye Academy product at the end of this season.Daily Mail has reported that Borussia Dortmund would be open to

Daily Mail has reported that Borussia Dortmund would be open to do a deal if they receive an offer of 23 million euros ( an equivalent of N9.5 billion).

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If the report is anything to go with, Iheanacho may partner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in attack or replace the Gabonese international if he departs the club, with Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City reportedly interested in him.

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and Bayer Leverkusen have registered their interest in the Nigerian but Borussia Dortmund is hoping to steal a march on their rivals.