Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, says that the support he has received from the Foxes’ fans since his arrival at the club played a key role in his decision to pen a new long term contract , reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Ndidi linked up with the former Premier League champions in January 2017 from Belgian club, KRC Genk and has been one of the key members of the side ever since.
He was linked with Liverpool and Arsenal towards the end of last season, but he has now committed future to the club by putting pen to paper on a new six- year deal that will keep him at the club until 2024..
“Honestly, I’m happy because having fans like Leicester City’s means a lot to a player like me. I’m very, very happy about it,” Ndidi told LCFC TV.
“It gives me a lot of joy, because it’s not just me. Supporting the team makes me happy. With them pushing the team, everything goes well and everyone is happy.
“I’m so happy and comfortable with everyone – the coaches, the players, the staff and the people working here. I’m very happy because everyone is friendly.
“As well as playing football, you can also learn a lifestyle outside football. I’m happy I’m growing here and I’m really looking forward [to the future].
“I feel welcome here because everyone is friendly. I’m in a place where people love me, encourage me and try to push me. I am so happy I’ve done this.”