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Ndidi Rated World’s 10th Most Expensive Defensive Midfielder; Most Valuable Nigerian Footballer

Ndidi Rated World’s 10th Most Expensive Defensive Midfielder; Most Valuable Nigerian Footballer

Super Eagles midfield strongman, Wilfred Ndidi has emerged as the 10th Most Valuable Defensive Midfielder in the world, Completesports.com reports.

The Leicester City of England star’s market value has risen considerably of late and he is currently worth €45m according to the latest Transfer Market report.

The duo of Manchester City’s Rodri and Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich lead the chart with the market value of €80m each.

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Liverpool’s Fabinho and Real Madrid’s Casemiro sit in the 3rd and 4th positions with a market value of 70m Euros each while Chelsea’s Jorginho occupies the 5th spot.


Inter Milan’s Marcelo Brozovic is 6th; West Ham’s Declan Rice is 7th; Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey is 8th while Wolves’ Ruben Neves is 9th.

Ndidi however, has the duo of Borussia Monchengladbach’s Denis Zakaria and Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira as joint 10th with the trio all valued at €45m each.

Ndidi is also the most expensive Nigerian footballer with Everton’s Alex Iwobi (€28.80m) second and the dynamic duo of Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze (€27m), joint third.

Meanwhile, Leicester City boss, Brendan Rodgers has declared Ndidi fit for tonight’s Carabao Cup semi-final.second leg clash against Aston Villa at Villa Park.

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  • daniel 4 years ago

    Ndidi should go to Ansenel end of this season. a midfielder of your level deserve champoin League football, if you perform, you will be among best defensive midfielder in the world, onye igbo ibe m, dont fraid to compite on top, God bless you

    • Chima E Samuels 4 years ago

      But Arsenal can not be Guaranteed Champions league football or is it another Arsenal?

  • Good one to Ndidi. Prays he keeps waxing stronger

  • Edoman 4 years ago

    Arsenal is not necessarily better than Leicester.

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