Much has been made of Leicester’s recruitment policy, and they are at it again targeting the next big thing. This time in the form of Genk defender Wilfred Ndidi.
The 6’2 Nigerian has ben making waves in the Jupiler League and has been heralded as a future star by the Belgian media. Known for his versatility and ability to play in defence as well as midfield, the 19 year old has garnered something of a reputation for the spectacular, displaying a passing range and shooting ability that defies his status as a centre back, with many discussing the progress of Yaya Toure as similar to that of the Nigerian prodigy.
The youngster had such a good spell last campaign, that he was even selected for the 35 man Nigerian Olympic Squad. As well as making 2 caps for the senior side.
Which makes it little surprise that Leicester are on the hunt for his services. Despite the signing of Daniel Amartey, Leicester fans are disappointed with the loss of defensive midfielder N’Golo Kante, with the club now languishing in 14th, with much of the same squad as last year.
Perhaps Ndidi could solve these issues, but if Leicester want to find out the Daily Mirror report that it would take at least £16 Million to take the nigerian to the midlands.
From the video above however, it’s worth a go.