Wilfred Ndidi has been rewarded for his outstanding performance against Burnley with a place on two separate Team of the Week.
Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi made the Team of the Week for the Premier League and also for U-21 players in the top five leagues.
Ndidi was in action for Leicester City as they played out a goalless draw with Burnley on Saturday, November 11.
The 21-year-old was impressive at the King Power Stadium even though his side were unable to convert their chances against their opponents.
Ndidi was included in both Team’s of the Week by Whoscored and was given 8.0 ratings for the Premier League team and 7.96 in the European U-21 team.
Ndidi makes Team of the Week
According to a statement on the Whoscored, Ndidi was included for his defensive efforts in the encounter.
The statement said, “The Nigerian remarkably won 10 aerial duels, whilst also completing five tackles and interceptions combined. Ndidi also had five efforts on goal and registered two key passes in an all-action display.”
The Nigerian international is joined in midfield of the Premier League team by Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, Manchester City’s Bernando Silva, and Southampton’s Manolo Gabbiadini.
While in the European U21 team he is in midfield with Lyon’s Houssem Aouar, Paris Saint-Germain’s Moussa Diaby and Brais Méndez of Celta Vigo.
The Nigerian midfielder will miss the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa due to accumulated yellow cards.