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Ndidi named Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year



Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has been named Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year, ahead of Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray.Ndidi joined the former Premier League champions in January 2017 and has grown into an essential part of the team.

The 21-year-old impressed in his first Premier League season and was named the club’s best young talent in 2016/2017.

Ndidi has made 33 appearances to date in the league to help Claude Puel’s men stay ninth with 44 points from 35 matches.

He also leads the Premier League top of tackle charts with 138 tackles ahead of Idrissa Gueye and N’Golo Kante.

However, he was beaten by Harry Maguire to the Players’ Player of the Season and Player of the Season honours.

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