- Wilfred Ndidi emerges top transfer target for Real Madrid
- The Nigerian midfielder has been highly impressive for his Premier League club Leicester City since he joined them
- The Super Eagles star is unarguably one of the best defensive midfielders in the EPL at the moment
Spanish League giant Real Madrid are reportedly planning to make a surprise move for Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi this summer.
The 23-year-old who recently became a father has been super impressive for Leicester City since he joined them in January 2017.
He racked up the Premier League best tackler record for two consecutive seasons and he has since been linked with top European clubs.
According to fichajes.com, Los Blancos are interested in the Nigerian star with the aim of taking the role of Casemiro at the Santiago Bernabeu.
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A report on the website reads: “Real Madrid have among their priorities the arrival of a new midfielder to their ranks. Merengue coach Zinedine Zidane only has the Brazilian Casemiro as a specialist in the defensive midfield position after Marcos Llorente’s departure to Atlético de Madrid last summer.
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“In this situation, other proper names emerge. And one of the options that most seduces and is echoed by the information published by Central Defense is the one featuring Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi."
Legit.ng earlier reported that Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has narrated how he grew up on the streets of Lagos saying he had to help his mother sell fruits and food for them to survive.
Ndidi who moved to Europe in 2015 when he joined Belgian club side Genk stated that growing up for him was a very tough one that his family went through tough times.
Wilfred Ndidi recently announced the arrival of his first child with wife Dinma who he married in May, 2019.
The Leicester City star disclosed that the adorable baby girl has been named Jaina as he posted of himself carrying the jewel on his Instagram handle.
Ndidi branded himself as the most fortunate man in the world after marrying long term girlfriend Dinma in Abuja last year.
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