By Amosu Adeboye
Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been rated the second-best tackler in the English Premier League so far this season.
According to Premier League’s official website, Ndidi has made 72 successful tackles, two behind his Leicester City teammate Ricardo Pereira who leads the chart with 74 tackles.
Ndidi, who celebrated his 23rd birthday on Monday has been one of the top performers for Leicester City this season.
The former KRC Genk of Belgium midfielder has scored twice in 16 league games for the Foxes this term.
Manchester United ‘s Aaron Wan-Bissaka is rated third with 68 successful tackles, while Declan Rice who plays for West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Joao Moutinho are in joint fourth position having made 51 successful tackles each.
Ndidi has also completed 845 passes, committed 24 fouls and has only been booked twice. He has also made 37 clearances so far this term.
The former Nigeria youth international will look to help Leicester City secure a place in the Carabao Cup semi-final when they take on Everton in their quarter-final fixture at the Goodison Park on Wednesday.