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‘He’s Got The Attributes’- Rodgers Ready To Deploy Ndidi As A Centre-Back Vs West Brom

‘He’s Got The Attributes’- Rodgers Ready  To Deploy Ndidi As  A Centre-Back Vs West Brom

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is considering deploying Wilfred Ndidi as a centre-back in Sunday’s Premier League away fixture against West Bromwich Albion, reports Completesports.com.

The Foxes have only centre-half available for the trip to the Hawthorns.

Johnny Evans is suspended for the game following his red card in last season’s final fixture against Manchester United.

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Wes Morgan and Filip Benkovic are both nursing injuries , leaving Caglar Soyuncu as the only fit centre-back for the game against Baggies.

Ndidi featured as a centre-half during his time with Belgian Pro League side KRC Genk.

Rodgers insists playing the Nigeria international in the position is a possibility.

“He’s one of the best midfield players in the league, that’s his position. I like to have a midfield who can play in a back three. He’s got the attributes, his reading of the game is very good. If I need to play him there, he will do a good job,” Rodgers told a news conference on Friday.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • pompei 4 years ago

    Ndidi started his career as a center back. Arguably, that is his default position, even though he has excelled tremendously as a DM. Dude is a utility player. It won’t surprise me if he can also play as a full back or wing back 🙂

    • Footballfanatic 4 years ago

      He did play right full back in our game against Zambia (first game) during the WCQ for russia 2018.

  • Gideon S 4 years ago

    If you ask me, i don’t like the idea of Ndidi as a CB, I wanna see him improve scoring goals from MF, that’ll make him stamp authority and attract more big teams.
    Something like “m. Balack”

    • vince 4 years ago

      Ndidi doesn’t have a good passing ability, that is his Achilles hill

  • daniel 4 years ago

    Ndidi biko dont allow that coach to draw you back, move out of that club, this is why i like brazilan players, if you cant play me on my original position, i leave

  • This how it started with mikel ooo, ndidi move if Rodger trying convert you into a defender, loads of big clubs will surely come for you.

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