Ndidi out of Leeds United clash

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Johnny Edward

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has ruled out Wilfred Ndidi from Sunday’s Premier League clash with Leeds United, Saturday PUNCH reports.

    Ndidi suffered a slight tear in his thigh in Leicester City’s 1-1 draw against Everton in a Premier League game on Wednesday.

    He is expected to be out of action for at least eight to 10 days, according to Rodgers.

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    The 24-year-old was handed his 11th league appearance of the season but only played for 42 minutes before suffering the injury and was replaced by Papy Mendy.

    “He’s just got a slight tear, so he will be out for eight to 10 days. Sometimes those can be a lot longer than that, so we’re fortunate,” Rodgers said during his pre-match conference.

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Ndidi has been struggling with various injuries since the start of the season, which has limited his playing time to 15 games across all competitions.

    The midfielder recently returned from a groin injury he suffered in September 2020, which ruled him out of action for more than three months.

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