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Wilfred Ndidi expresses his excitement at returning to Leicester City after three months of injury


Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his excitement at his imminent return from long-term groin damage that has sidelined him since September.

The 23-year-old suffered the damage problem against Burnley in September and has solely featured in two Premier League games for the King Power Stadium outfit within the 2020-21 season, missing their previous 13 games.

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Ndidi was arguably Leicester City’s greatest player last season after they finished fifth on the league table to clinch a Europa League ticket.

Wilfred Ndidi reveals excitement at returning to Leicester City after three months injury nightmare

Ndidi is ready to make a return for Leicester against Zorya in their Europa League group game on Thursday night and has revealed his pleasure. 

“Hi guys, it’s Wilfred Ndidi and we are happy to be back and hopefully things go well,” Ndidi said in a video posted by Leicester on Twitter alongside his teammate Ricardo Pereira.

Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers is also excited by Ndidi’s return.

“Wilfred Ndidi, it’ll be fantastic to see him back. Caglar Soyuncu will play. Ricardo Pereira as well. Timothy Castagne is still out, we’ll see how he is when we get back,” Rodgers said in a pre-match press conference.

Ndidi joined Leicester in 2017 when he teamed up with the Premier League club from Belgian side Genk.

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