Ndidi Named In Premier League Young Player Of The Year
Nigeria international, Wilfred Ndidi has made the Premier League Young Team of the Season according to Whoscored.com.
The football statistics website picked the top performing players in the starting eleven under the age of 21 who did well during the just ended season.
One of the parameters given by the website to make the list is that the player must make at least ten appearances over the course of the season.
In a 4-4-2 formation, Ndidi started in central midfield along with Leicester City teammate James Maddison, while Richarlison (Everton) and Dwight McNeil (Burnley) played as the right and left midfielders respectively.
The highest rated player named in the starting XI, Trent Alexander-Arnold (7.36) beat Aaron Wan-Bissaka to the right-back position, while Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and Diogo Jota of Wolves started in attack.
Ndidi was the best-rated midfielder ahead of Maddison with an average rating of 7.22
The Nigeria international was the top tackler (144) in the Premier League in the just concluded season and racked up the third highest interceptions (83).