Wilfred Ndidi has been heavily linked with a move back to the Premier League this summer following Leicester City’s relegation from the competition last campaign
Liverpool are considering a move for Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi before the transfer window closes, Soccernet.ng reports
The 26-year-old has been reported to be seeking a move from the King Power Stadium following the club’s relegation from the Premier League last season.
Despite reports consistently linking him with a move from Leicester City, Ndidi has featured in all their first few matches played so far this campaign.
The Nigerian International has entered the final year of his contract with Leicester, and talks about extending his six-year stay have not been raised yet.
In the latest update, Ndidi could be making the return to the Premier League in the final few days of the transfer window.
Liverpool are ready to lock horns with Bayern Munich as they consider making the Nigerian International their fourth midfield signing of the summer after learning of Leicester City’s willingness to cash in on the midfielder this summer, as reported by TeamTalk
Ndidi is judged as a cheaper alternative to some of the other midfielders the Merseyside club might be targeting. They have brought in Alexis Mac Allister, Dominik Szoboszlai, and Wataru Endo this summer, but Endo is the only natural defensive-minded option and is part of the reason they have identified Ndidi as a target.
It has also been suggested that Liverpool are looking for a more established replacement for Fabinho who left the club to move to Saudi Arabia this window, but it has been hard for them to find the right option.
With that in mind, Ndidi who is versatile in playing in the midfield or at center-back, and with more than 200 Premier League appearances before Leicester’s relegation at the end of last season might be a sensible target for them to pursue.
Leicester City have already brought in Harry Winks from Tottenham and Cesare Casadei on loan from Chelsea to bolster their midfield for their Championship campaign.
They have also supervised the departure of Harvey Barnes and James Maddison to Newcastle United and Tottenham respectively, and they could now allow Ndidi to leave as well before the transfer window closes on Friday, September 1st.