Leicester City of England midfielder, Wilfred Onyinyen Ndidi is still some way off from making full recovery in his battle against an injury he copped last month, and The Foxes’ coach, Brendan Rodgers admits he will have to be without the Super Eagles’ star for much longer, megasportsarena.com reports.
Rodgers stated as much ahead of his side’s English Premier League clash with Aston Villa, as the former Liverpool of England and Celtic of Scotland handler admitted that Ndidi is not yet mach fit, sequel to an adductor injury he aggravated during his team’s 4-2 home win against Burnley on September 20.
The knock required surgery and caused the former Nath Boys FC of Lagos and Racing Genk of Belgium ace to withdraw from Nigeria’s squad for their recent friendly matches against Algeria and Tunisia; amidst reports that he is not expected to return to action until December.
Ndidi has already missed Leicester’s games against Arsenal, Manchester City and Everton, yet Rodgers has admitted that his prized player, who has lined out in central defence this season, could miss at least ten more matches before getting the medics’ nod for his return to training.
Rodgers declared that Ndidi, who featured in Leicester’s first two games of the season against West Bromwich Albion and Burnley, but will miss Nigeria’s games next month against Sierra Leone, is still going through his recovery process, and added: “Ricardo and Wilf, these guys are a way off it as well.”