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.
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