Wilfred Ndidi Nigerian midfielder on verge of joining Leicester City in January

Claudio Ranieri has identified Ndidi who can also play in defence as the solution to his midfield problems.

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Wilfred Ndidi play Leicester City and Genk have agreed a deal for Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi (Twitter)
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Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is on the verge of joining Premier League defending champions Leicester City in the January transfer window.

Leicester City have struggled in the league this season without N’golo Kante who was impressive in the defensive midfield position last season.

Wilfred Ndidi play Claudio Ranieri wants Wilfred Ndidi (Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images))

 

Claudio Ranieri has identified Ndidi who can also play in defence as the solution to his midfield problems.

Leicester City and Genk have now agreed on a deal for the midfielder to join the Foxes in January in a £15m.

Ahmed Musa play Wilfred Ndidi will join Ahmed Musa at Leicester City (AFP)

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Ndidi will put pen to paper on a five-year contract and will join his Super Eagles teammate Ahmed Musa at the Premier League club.

The 19-year-old midfielder has now scored three goals for Genk this season, two in the UEFA Europa League and one in the Belgian cup.

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