Liverpool are plotting a summer move for Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi. According to recent reports in the English media, the Reds are being linked with a big-money move for the Foxes midfielder after Jurgen Klopp was reportedly left impressed by his performances this season. Some sources in Ndidi’s homeland of Nigeria has claimed that the Merseyside club could even cough up over £50m for his signature next summer.
It is believed that Klopp admires Ndidi’s physical approach to football after the 21-year-old midfield enforcer completed the most tackles per 90 minutes in the Premier League this term. The Nigerian international has featured in 30 matches for the West Midlands outfit in this campaign, scoring a goal and providing four assists in all competitions. At 21, Ndidi has the potential to command the Liverpool midfield for years to come.
With his future uncertain at the King Power Stadium, let’s take a look at three potential replacements for the Foxes to consider next summer.
The 21-year-old has been in sensational form for Villarreal this season and has put in some eye-catching displays in the La Liga helping his side climb to 5th place in the league standings. The Spanish midfielder has made 30 appearances for the Yellow Submarine and has one assist to his name in all competitions. He is one of the leading defensive midfielders in Spanish football and would be a good fit under Claude Puel at the King Power…