Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has undergone a scan after suffering a serious injury in his team’s 5-0 loss to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday, and is now awaiting the results of the medical examination.
The Foxes medical team has contacted the Nigeria Football Federation and informed them that the defensive midfielder will have recovered before the start of the 2018 World Cup.
Ndidi suffered a hamstring injury, he has done a scan and is waiting for feedback from the doctors.
The focus is on how to get him ready for the World Cup, Leicester City say they are going to do their best. He is very determined to play at the World Cup.
The Leicester City physiotherapist is in touch with the Nigeria Football Federation and informed them that he will be fit before the start of the World Cup’
The former Racing Genk starlet had pushed himself to the limit before this setback, playing 107 games in total for clubs and country in the last two seasons.
Apart from Ndidi, Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is also sweating on the fitness of Henry Onyekuru, Joel Obi, Tyronne Ebuehi and Leon Balogun before he announces a 35-man provisional roster for the 2018 World Cup.