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Ndidi gives update on return from injury

Ndidi gives update on return from injury 2

Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has disclosed he is fully fit to feature in Leicester City preseason tour after being sidelined for months owing to injury.

Ndidi, 24,  sustained a knee injury in March during his club Europa Conference League round of 16 tie against Rennes. He undergo surgery to ensure a faster recovery.

The injury ruled Ndidi out of the ill-fated 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ghana in March. It also ensured that the Nigerian midfielder missed Nigeria’s first two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.


Speaking to club TV, the former Genk man whose absence was noticeable, stated he is fully fit to return for action.

“I have been working my way back,” Ndidi told LCFC.

“I went away for two weeks and came back early. The body has already adapted to it. It’s good. For me, I’m in a much better place.


“It’s good to be back with the lads and seeing all the lads. We’re still waiting for some of the lads but it will be good when everyone comes back and we can look forward to what we want to achieve.”

“The training is just to get the body toned up. As soon as the body gets ready for it, the games coming up are just another way of getting more fitness and getting us ready for more games coming.

“I just feel training is getting the body ready for the games ahead. The first game is to get game-time and gain more fitness.”


The Foxes have six preseason games lined up this month. They begin with a match against English National League side Notts County on the 9th of July.

Then they trade tackles with Belgian side OH Leuven, Championship sides Hull City, Preston North End, and Derby County.

Leicester City would then conclude with a game against Sevilla on the 31st of July


Sporting Sun

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